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Finance - key resources

InfoDatabase title
Further informationAudit Analytics
Accessible via a registered email address/password combination. To request access, send an email from your "" email address to: Access detailed research on public companies and accounting firms. Provides audit, regulatory and disclosure intelligence in order to track, analyse, benchmark and understand public company disclosure issues and trends.
Further informationBloomberg
This resource is available through the Department of Accountancy and Finance. Contact the department for access information. Bloomberg provides global data, news and analytical information. It provides both real-time and archived financial and market data, pricing, trading, news and communication tools in a single, integrated package.
Further informationCapital IQ
A leading fundamental data provider covering Public and Private Companies, and Private Equity Firms globally. Access S&P Capital IQ Premium Financials, Transactions (M&A, Private Placements, Buybacks, Spin-off/Split-off, Public Offering), Equity Details, Fixed Income data, Key Developments, Key Professionals (including Executive Compensation) and Business Relationships through the built in Screening tool or Excel Plug-in.
Further informationCRSP US Stock Database (Centre for Research in Security Prices) [via CRSPSift]
Access via CRSPSift interface. Contains stock history back to 1925 with daily and monthly data on all listed NYSE, AMEX, NYSE Amex US, NASDAQ, and NYSE ARCA common stocks along with basic market indices. Contact the Department of Accountancy & Finance, School of Business for access information.
Further informationCRSP/Compustat Merged Database (CCM) [via CRSPSift]
Provides concurrent database access to CRSP's stock data and Compustat's fundamental data for active and inactive companies. Contact the Department of Accountancy & Finance, School of Business for access information.
Further informationDatastream
This resource is available through the Department of Accountancy and Finance. Please contact the department for access information. A global research database that enables times series analysis across a broad range of financial instruments.
Further informationdirectEDGAR
This resource is available through the Department of Accountancy and Finance. Please contact the department for access information. directEDGAR is designed specifically for academic researchers collecting data from SEC (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) filings.
Further informationMobile appEmerald
The Library subscribes to Emerald Management Extra (EMX) - a collection of peer-reviewed management journals. Emerald backfiles includes access to the full digitized archive of Emerald journal titles in business, management, library and information services, materials sciences and engineering.
Further informationEventus
This resource is available through the Department of Accountancy and Finance. Contact the department for access information. Eventus provides event-orientated data retrieval and performs event study estimation and testing using the CRSP stock database.
Further informationFactiva
A global business information and research tool that aggregates content from a wide range of resources such as newspapers, journals, magazines and newswires. Content is generally full-text although coverage is sometimes selective.
Public accessFactiva (training)
Training access only. Training username and password required.
Public accessIMF eLibrary Data
A portal for statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance. Includes access to International Financial Statistics, Balance of Payment Statistics, Government Finance Statistics, and Direction of Trade Statistics.
Further informationNZX Company Research
A knowledge base for research on equity and debt securities. As well as covering current NZ-domiciled companies the service also contains historical information on all NZ companies that have delisted since 2005 (and some back further), and the major ASX corporations included in the NZX 50 Index.
Further informationMobile appScopus
A multidisciplinary abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature covering the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and the arts and humanities. The database includes more than 5,000 international publishers including Elsevier (ScienceDirect), Springer, Wiley-Blackwell, Taylor & Francis, and Sage.
Further informationSIRCA
A provider of online services to support finance and other data-intensive research. The School of Business will facilitate access to the membership's databases. Contact the School of Business directly to access content.
Public accessMobile appSocial Science Research Network (SSRN)
A collaborative database of specialised research networks in each of the social sciences. SSRN includes an Abstract Database containing scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an Electronic Paper Collection containing full-text documents.


Finance - additional resources

InfoDatabase title
Further informationABI/INFORM Collection (ProQuest)
A comprehensive business database covering economic conditions, corporate strategies, management theory, management techniques, business trends, competitive landscape and product information, accounting and finance. Includes all content found in ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Dateline, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Archive.
Further informationABI/INFORM Dateline (ProQuest)
A database that specialises in American regional business publications with news and analysis of local companies and markets. Users can research employment opportunities, compile data on benefits and compensation, learn about corporate strategies, and examine a wide array of business topics from local and regional perspectives.
Further informationABI/INFORM Global (ProQuest)
A comprehensive business databases offering the latest business and financial information for researchers at all levels. Users can find out about business conditions, management techniques, business trends, management practice and theory, corporate strategy and tactics, and competitive landscape.
Further informationABI/INFORM Trade & Industry (ProQuest)
A database that provides information about companies, products, and executives as well as in-depth news and analysis of industry trends and developments. Users can study and compare specific industries such as food and drink, pharmacy, telecommunications, computing, transportation, construction, and petrochemicals.
Further informationAccounting, Tax & Banking Collection (ProQuest)
This database contains publications for information about the financial services industry, including accounting, tax, banking, and industry trends.
Further informationAsian & European Business Collection (ProQuest)
This database provides information pertinent to the study of business and finance topics across Asia and Europe, including academic journals, newspapers, newswires, and magazines. Find information on companies, economies, markets, international trade, and overall business conditions and practices throughout these regions.
Further informationBusiness Market Research Collection (ProQuest)
This database contains company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research from three sources, including Hoover's Company Profiles, OxResearch from Oxford Analystica, and Snapshots.
Further informationEventStream
This resource is available through the Department of Accountancy and Finance. Contact the department for access information. EventStream is a SAS® for Windows application that helps researchers use the Thomson Reuters Datastream database. EventStream provides the user with a way to download equity security returns data, with corresponding Datastream Global Total Market index returns, prepare them for Eventus, and write the Eventus statements to analyze the data.
Further informationFame (Bureau van Dijk)
This resource is available through the Department of Accountancy and Finance. Contact the department for access information. Fame is a database of UK and Irish company information and business intelligence.
Further informationInformit Business Collection
Provides access to full content from a range of journals, monographs and reference materials published by Australasian academic and professional associations, interest groups and research centres. Covers all broad business fields, including: accounting, career development, commercial law, commodities, corporate governance, e-business, economics, employment, human resources, labour, management, marketing, occupational health, taxation, and unions.
Further informationMobile appJSTOR
Provides full-text access to back issues (delay in coverage generally 3-5 years) of selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, demography, mathematics and other fields of the humanities, social sciences, and life sciences. The Library's access includes all Arts & Sciences Collections, the Life Sciences Collection, Business IV, and the Ireland Collection.
Further informationMobile appNBR (National Business Review) Online
A New Zealand business and financial daily news service providing news, comment and analysis.
Further informationOECD iLibrary
The online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data.
Public accessOpenCorporates: the Open Database of the Corporate World
An open database of worldwide company data. OpenCorporates aims to make information about companies and the corporate world accessible for individuals, community groups, journalists and other companies.
Further informationOrbis: Company Information Around the Globe (Bureau van Dijk)
This resource is available through the Department of Accountancy and Finance. Contact the department for access information. Orbis contains information on both listed and unlisted companies with information on private companies for Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific.
Further informationOxford Handbooks Online
The Oxford Handbooks series brings together leading scholars to write articles that survey the current state of scholarship in their field. The collection contains the following subject areas: Archaeology, Business & Management, Classical Studies, Criminology, Economics & Finance, History, Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology and Religion.
Further informationOxford Scholarship Online
Cross-searchable library containing full-text books in the areas of Classical Studies, Economics and Finance, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, and Sociology.
Further informationProQuest Central
A leading electronic database providing indexing/abstracting and full-text access to scholarly and general interest publications. It combines information from a number of online databases with subjects covering: business, law, education, computing, science, technology, engineering, arts, medicine, and religion.
Further informationProQuest Dissertations & Theses A&I
A collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, from 1743 to the present day. Where available, the database includes a 24-page preview. Dissertations published since July 1980 include a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts.
Further informationResearch Library (ProQuest)
A multidisciplinary database designed to cover the top 150 core academic subject reference areas. The database includes thousands of full-text titles, with a diversified mix of scholarly journals, professional and trade publications, and general interest magazines.
Further informationMobile appTaylor & Francis Online
A collection of full text journals in humanities, social sciences, science and technology from Taylor & Francis, Routledge and Psychology Press, including access to back issues from 1997 where available.
Further informationWiley Online Library
A collection of full-text scientific, technical, medical, social science and business journals published by Wiley.
Public accessWorld Development Indicators (WDI)
The primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognised international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates.