Data for the long view – Global Financial Data brings new insights

Cambridge University now has access to Global Financial Data (GFD) for 5 simultaneous users. The Global Financial Database provides long-range financial data on stocks, bonds, bills and other instruments, covering approximately 200 countries from the medieval world to the present.

Access Global Financial Data resource here. The first time you log in GFD you will be prompted to create your own personal login – you will only need to do this once. The GFD platform is called ‘Finaeon’.

Global Financial Data comprises comprehensive financial and economic data going back centuries. GFD has transcribed and collected critical financial information from original sources, using sources from their origin to make as complete a set of data as possible.

GFD’s collections of data on multiple levels helps companies to mitigate risk and “navigate the next iteration of investment ideas”, helping inform market insights and trading strategies.

See also the Marshall Library of Economics Statistical Databases page.

Global Financial Data is available also from the Cambridge University Libraries Databases A-Z.

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