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Thomson Reuters DataStream

The Leeds Beckett Trading Floor provides access to information and tools through Thomson Reuters DataStream. This includes local and global economic and business news, historical and real-time (15 minute delayed data feed) economic and business data, the creation and monitoring of portfolio performance, firm level information, visual analysis through charting, thousands of research works on country and firm performance and the facility to transfer the information into relevant software.

Thousands of economic data series sourced from central banks, national statistics offices, OECD and IMF

Find out more about the range of data available in the Datastream Economics Factsheet

OECD iLibrary

EIU databases

The EIU databases provide economic indicators and forecasts. The data can be downloaded into Excel.

In order to switch between the top 2 databases listed below click on 

EIU Global Forecasting Service

Monthly world economic outlooks, data analysis and forecasts for the global economy articles on critical economic issues and the top ten risks confronting the world economy at any given time. This is a FREE service - you will need to register online to view content.

Open access statistics

  • Eurostat  A range of Economic statsitics relating to Europe including Europe 2020 indicators, government finance and real GDP growth rate. Also provides access to the Eurostat Yearbook and Regional Yearbook
  • World Bank Data  Access to economic indicators. Areas covered include economic policy, external debts, financial sector and labor and employment.
  • Office for National Statistics A UK Government body responsible for producing of a wide range of economic and social data and statistics for the UK. They also provide access to statistics from other UK government departments.