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Datastream is a financial statistical database published by Thompson Reuters. It is curently available on the Bloomberg terminals in Management Reception and CBT PC lab in MX35. N.B. our licence only allows ONE STUDENT At A TIME to access this database, so please disconnect or close Datastream when you finish.

Management staff who require Datastream installed or upgraded on their office PC should log a call with the IT Service Desk.

Resources (on campus/VPN access only)

On-demand online training resources for Datastream (and other Thompson Reuters products), plus details on an online exam RHUL students can take to prove their knowledge to future employers.

» http://training.thomsonreuters.com/cert/ 

» Thompson Reuters Know 360 magazines (including Exchange)

» Answers On weekly newsletter (sign up required)


On PC Lab machines you should see the Datastream Charting add-in, but you will need to add the Datastream Excel add-in manually each time:

  1. Run Datastream first and click OK to accept the default settings 
  2. Then open Excel, click File, Options, Add-Ins
  3. Click Go at the bottom next to Manage, then Browse
  4. Find this folder C:\Program Files\Datastream\Datastream Advance and select the file AdvanceOffice.xlam and click OK
  5. You should now see the full range of Datastream add-ins on one Excel tab



If you have any technical issues with Datastream, or want to arrange a group training session, please log a call with the IT Service Desk.


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