Business & Management

The Library purchases high-quality subscription online resources to support your assignments.  
Download the University VPN system to access these any time, anywhere!

News Services

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Including our Financial Times and Economist subscriptions

Use the resources below to find detailed financial information:

For further help and support, please self-enrol on the BaL Moodle site: Financial Database: Access and Guidelines. This site also includes information about alternative data sources such as BoardEX and Audit Analytics. 

If you are having trouble accessing data, look at this suggested reading list for possible alternatives

 

• Bloomberg 

  • Bloomberg is available in the Bloomberg Suite in the Richmond building.
  • There is also 1 terminal on the first floor of the Library. This machine cannot be booked but is priority use for Bloomberg.

Getting Started on the Bloomberg Terminal
For more detailed queries, ask for help from your module coordinator or supervisor. 


• Eikon (includes Datastream for Office) 

Please note that this product will be WITHDRAWN FROM USE on 30th June 2025.

  • Students and staff can access 1 licence from AppsAnywhere for one hour at a time.

Please self-enrol on the BaL Financial Database moodle site and read the AppsAnywhere Eikon access instructions.
Once you have clicked on the Eikon button in the virtual client, you must make sure that you leave your mouse cursor on the black box and wait for the login and password box to auto-fill.

Additional Eikon help videos


The new interface for S&P, includes most Capital IQ (standard) financial data, as well as banking information, news and analytics and information on millions of private companies. 

Additional access instructions:

  • Only available on campus or via VPN (use CapIQ Standard instead for unrestricted off campus access)
  • Existing users please Sign in (students who have already registered for S&P Capital IQ (standard) can use the same details to access this new interface)
  • First time users need to register using a University email address - click on NEW USER SIGN UP. New users are advised to the choose Generalist profile when registering. Ensure you enter a correct graduation date as otherwise your account may expire early.

  • Similar to Bloomberg but web-based and available off-campus
  • Deep global company information and market research
  • Real-time and historical information on companies, markets, transactions and people worldwide

There is also a Ratings Direct tab which covers global, national and regional scale credit ratings and research. This tab is only available until May 2026. 

Most financial data can now be accessed in the new S&P Capital IQ Pro Platform.

Additional access instructions:

Existing users please SIGN IN

To register: select New User? (top right) and use your University email address.  Ensure you enter your correct graduation date as otherwise your account will expire early.  Registration instructions including selecting your graduation year

If your account has expired
, please see the end of this FAQ for instructions. 

 

Your Subject Team

 Hannah Porter

Faculty Librarian

email hannah.porter@port.ac.uk

phone (023) 9284 3238