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Guide for IFC staff. Links to Best Bet Resources and suggestions for finding information on specific topics of interest to IFC staff, such as: Real Estate, Insurance, Banking, IDD, AML & CFT information. And Much More ...
Last Updated: Feb 14, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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The Resources listed will help you locate information on specific industries, topics or companies.   Most of them of reasonable intuitive to use, but training and  assistance is available on request, please contact the WBG Library for help.

  • Business Monitor Int'l (BMI)
    Country Reports plus quarterly reviews of top industries within countries. Also includes daily alerts and a data tool for pulling statistics into Excel
  • EIU
    access full text EIU Country Reports, Country Risk Reports, Viewswire and Data Services
  • EMIS
    Formerly ISI Emerging Markets. 100+ emerging markets in 15 languages. Delivers company and industry information, relevant proprietary content, reports, statistics, fundamental news, customised alerts, an advanced search engine, and analytics to help understand emerging markets more clearly
  • Fitch Research  
    Provides access to Fitch's global credit ratings and research. Staff have access to all sectors.
  • Thomson One Analytics
    Aggregator of investment analyst reports from major brokerage houses worldwide. Please send email to WBG Library to request login. email:
  • Moody's and S&P Ratings
    (IFC Only) These services are not available at your desktop. However, IFC staff may request rating reports by contacting the WBG Library. email:
  • WBG Documents & Reports
    Imagebank - Repository of WBG Documents & Reports

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