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IMF and World Bank Sources
Licensed External Sources
Comprehensive database of fundamental financial, statistical and market information on both active and inactive global companies, indices, and industries throughout the world. Via datafeed and web portal. Open to all IMF staff.
Economic and financial data, including equities, bonds, company accounts for listed (public) companies, stock market indices, interest and exchange rates, economic statistics, futures and options, warrants, and commodities. Sources include national governments, Worldscope, and many others. Service has limited licensing/access: Limited to 300 users.
Global coverage of debt capital markets, equity capital markets, syndicated loans, and mergers and acquisitions. Data feed is open to all IMF staff. Service has limited licensing/access: Desktop product is limited to 75 users.
Moody's CreditEdge Plus
Tool for measuring probability of default. Includes EDF (Expected Default Frequency) credit measures on 30,000 publicly traded firms globally. Service has limited licensing/access: Limited to 50 users.
Orbis is a business information platform providing data on over 300 million public and private banks, industrial companies and insurance companies globally. It includes extensive firm-level data on capital stock, investment, value-added, employment, cross-border ownerships, and corporate profits & loss accounts. Open to all IMF staff.
Eikon is a financial information service, including company data, market data, news, country and economic data, analytics and trading tools. Provides access to Datastream, IBES, Zawya and other content. Service has limited licensing/access: Limited to 300 users with Datastream accounts, and FIN department.
S&P Capital IQ
Detailed information on over 106,000 active/inactive global public companies, 3.7 million private companies, more than 25,000 private equity firms, and over 5 million professionals. Open to all IMF staff.
S&P Capital IQ - Aftermarket Research
Access to more than 28 million in-depth research reports from more than 1,700 brokerage, independent, and market research providers around the globe, including top-ranked investment banks such as UBS, J.P. Morgan, HSBC, and Deutsche Bank. Open to all IMF staff.
Zephyr - Bureau van Dijk
Zephyr is a comprehensive online database of global M&A data, gathering and reporting information on a range of deals including IPO, private equity, VC, PE from rumor through to completion. Open to all IMF staff.