Datastream is the world’s leading time-series database, enabling strategists, economists and research communities access to the most comprehensive financial information available. With histories going back to the 1950s and over 35 million individual instruments or indicators across major asset classes, you can explore relationships between data series, perform correlation analysis, test investment and trading ideas and research countries, regions, and industries.
The Datastream Web Service (DSWS) is an API that allows you to access over 35 million individual instruments or indicators across major asset classes. You can directly invoke the web service methods from your own applications by using metadata information we publish.
This Refinitiv Academy course will enable participants to learn how to get started and access the resources available in the Refinitiv Developer Community. Participants should be familiar with using Datastream for Office in Excel.