LSEG Eikon

(LSEG, previously Refinitiv)

Members of the University St.Gallen have the following options for accessing Eikon:

1. Virtual Eikon: use Eikon wherever you have internet access
  • Access to Eikon client and Excel Add-In in a virtualized environment
  • Data Universe: Eikon, Datastream and Market Research
2. Eikon Web: use a light version with Eikon Web Interface
  • Access Eikon Web wherever you have internet access
  • Limited download capabilities
  • Data Universe: limited to Eikon data

Here you can find extensive information on how to access the different Eikon options.

Eikon includes a huge range of financial ratios, the whole stock market, fixed income securities (market movements, research, analysis and settlement bundled in one location), detailed information on money and foreign exchange markets in conjunction with customised analysis tools and information on raw materials, agricultural and energy markets as well as on metals and meaningful analysis. Much of the data can comfortably be downloaded through Eikon Excel.


The following databases are included in Eikon:

a) The Deals module delivers information on global financial and corporate transactions (M&As, IPOs, corporate restructuring, joint ventures/alliances etc.).

b) The Ownership module makes it possible to analyse the ownership structure of global companies.

c) Private Equity covers over 20,000 venture, buyout and mezzanine funds, portfolio companies, as well as executives with contact addresses and short CVs.

d) I/B/E/S provides earnings data, such as P/E ratios, market capitalisation, historical growth rates, dividends, etc.

e) First Call makes it possible to access corporate, industry and economic reports, and provides corporate and market reports.

f) Worldscope provides P&L statements, financial statements, cash statements, interim reports, financial figures, corporate information, major shareholders, stock prices, etc.

g) StreetEvents provides transcripts from conference calls, etc.

h) Research module includes a vast amount of analyst reports. This replaces the database "Global Markets & Companies".


The Datastream data service includes:

  • Stock prices, market capitalisation, dividends, etc. for approximately 75,000 stock prices in the entire world, including industrialised and developing countries.
  • Over 400,000 international macroeconomic time series with indicators for 215 countries.
  • Foreign exchange rates for 45 countries, over 2,000 interest rates.
  • Sources include securities exchanges, government institutions (central banks, etc.) and international organisations such as the OECD and the IMF.
  • Modules: worldscope; annuity service; economic service; stock service; service for futures; LSEG ESG (formerly Refinitiv ESG / Asset 4 ESG).

Introductory tutorials on Eikon can be found here. Alternatively, you can reach the video tutorials through the search bar in the upper left corner. Just enter “training” into the search bar.

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