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What is Thomson Reuters Eikon?

Datastream and Eikon option in study skills booking systemEikon is a specialist database from Refinitiv (formerly Thomson Reuters).  It is an integrated news, content and analytic trading platform which allows you to monitor the markets and perform in-depth research.  The stock market data is delayed by 15 minutes.  It is is accessed via two computers on Level 5 of the Library. Book to use the Datastream/Eikon PCs using the study skills booking system as shown.

How to access Eikon

Eikon is only accessible via specific computers with special software. The guide below provides full instructions on how to find and log into Eikon.

We expect you to use the Library’s guides and videos and to work through the Refinitiv online training. The materials provided by Refinitiv will help to make you proficient in searching Eikon. In addition you can choose to undertake the certification for Eikon to show your competence to a future employer.

Eikon help

Guides from Refinitiv:


If you have problems finding the data you need, use the online help form provided by Refinitiv.  They may answer your enquiry if it is very precise, or if more detailed, they may require you to submit your enquiry via the Library. 

Eikon and Datastream and training from Refinitiv