Answered By: Becky Smith, STEM Entrepreneurship & Business
Last Updated: May 20, 2020     Views: 292

Global Financial Data: Most complete database for global stock indices over large periods of time.

  • Login or login anonymously;
  • Go to "GFDatabase" on the top of the left navigation.
  • Under "Country" select desired country.
  • Under "Series Group" select "ALL".
  • Under "Series Type" select "Stock Indicies- Composites."

Global financial data

Bloomberg: Limited number of stock indices for major and some developing countries. The longest period it has is "Year-to-date."

  • Location: The Margolis Market Information Lab (MIL) at the Business Instructional Facility (BIF).
  • Instruction: Select the Yellow ".Index"key (F10) at the top of the key board. 2) Select "World Equity Indices" (WEI).

Some of these databases are reserved for University of Illinois faculty and student use for academic purposes only. To inquire further; please contact:

Also look at these indices:
Dow Jones Indexes
FTSE Indices and Market Data
Standard and Poor's--choose "Visit Site" under S&P Dow Jones Indices
Dow Jones Stoxx Indices


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