Datastream contains the following data:
- Stock prices
- Accounting data
- Bond prices
- Option prices
- Interest rates
- Exchange rates
- Macroeconomic data
This database can be accessed in the "Bibliothek für Betriebswirtschaft" in Plattenstrasse 14. Data can be loaded with a plug-in for Microsoft Excel.
Access is available for students of the University of Zurich only.
Unfortunately, it is not possible for us to offer an introduction in the use of Datastream. However, tutorials can be found here: https://training.thomsonreuters.com/datastream/.
Some important points for the use of equity data can be found in Ince und Porter (2004).