DatastreamR: Datastream API

Access Datastream content through <>., our historical financial database with over 35 million individual instruments or indicators across all major asset classes, including over 19 million active economic indicators. It features 120 years of data, across 175 countries – the information you need to interpret market trends, economic cycles, and the impact of world events. Data spans bond indices, bonds, commodities, convertibles, credit default swaps, derivatives, economics, energy, equities, equity indices, ESG, estimates, exchange rates, fixed income, funds, fundamentals, interest rates, and investment trusts. Unique content includes I/B/E/S Estimates, Worldscope Fundamentals, point-in-time data, and Reuters Polls. Alongside the content, sit a set of powerful analytical tools for exploring relationships between different asset types, with a library of customizable analytical functions. In-house timeseries can also be uploaded using the package to comingle with Datastream maintained datasets, use with these analytical tools and displayed in Datastream’s flexible charting facilities in Microsoft Office.

Version: 2.0.4
Imports: httr, jsonlite, logger, ini, stringr, methods
Suggests: testthat (≥ 3.0.0)
Published: 2024-05-13
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.DatastreamR
Author: LSEG (Datastream) [aut, cre]
Maintainer: LSEG (Datastream) <datastreamapi at>
License: GPL (≥ 3)
NeedsCompilation: no
CRAN checks: DatastreamR results


Reference manual: DatastreamR.pdf


Package source: DatastreamR_2.0.4.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): DatastreamR_2.0.4.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): DatastreamR_2.0.4.tgz, r-release (x86_64): DatastreamR_2.0.4.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): DatastreamR_2.0.4.tgz


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