Provides access to Fitch's global credit ratings and research. The four sectors to which Bank Group and IMF staff currently have access via this service are Banks, Insurance, Sovereigns & Subnationals, and European & Int'l Structured Finance.
- Central Bank Legislation Database (CBLD)
Provides the capability to search the text of central bank laws and relevant excerpts of constitutions of IMF member countries. The legislation and excerpts of constitutions have been encoded under more than 100 categories that mirror the structure of most central bank laws enacted during the last two decades.
(IMF only) Contains up to 16 years of information on 30,000 U.S. and international banks in over 190 countries from FitchRatings. Includes ratings from Fitch Ratings, S&P, Moody's and Capital Intelligence as well as ownership information, shareholders and subsidiary bank data. Also includes software for creating peer groups, graphs and exporting data for analysis. Topics covered include: bank profitability, bank ratings, banks, country risk, financial indicators.
- The Banker's almanac
A directory of the world's leading international banks. Provides detailed information including full bank name and address details (including web and e-mail addresses); senior banking personnel, group ownership, structure and subsidiary details; IBAN search; Mergers & Acquisitions Search (and also e-mail alerts); correspondents by country and currency (including Standard Settlement Instructions - SSIs payment reports); domestic and foreign branches; SWIFT/BIC and Reuters codes; national bank codes; financial and credit rating; date of establishment; and number of employees or services offered.
Financial statements and ratios from over 74,000 companies with over 95% of the global market capitalization. Worldscope offers comprehensive annual history from the late 1980s for firms in developed markets, and from the early 1990s for firms in emerging markets. Some annual records date back to 1980. Worldscope also provides interim history from 1998 for U.S. companies and from 2001 for non-U.S. companies. Over 75 countries are represented, and include all countries in targeted global indices (FTSE All World, Dow Jones Global, MSCI World, MSCI EMF, S&P Global, S&P/Citigroup).