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Over 2000 current and 2000 historical data series on more than 100 countries
More than any other data product available, GFD’s Equity Database is unmatched in the depth of its data.
Today, it appears index companies are more concerned with creating ETF products than with providing data that will assist in the long-term understanding of stock market behavior. This is not true at Global Financial Data. Wherever appropriate, GFD chain-links old and new indices to provide decades of historical data – not just the current years of data typically provided by electronic data vendors. Furthermore, GFD offers a unique feature that allows you to convert any series into another currency to allow direct comparison of returns.
The Equity Database contains over 2000 current and 2000 historical data series on more than 100 countries. Stock market indices are provided for each country as far back as data are available. For example, GFD has compiled data for the United Kingdom that extends back to1694 and data for the United States that extends back to1791. For all other major countries data have been collected back to the 1920s.
GFD follows the GICS classification system to make it easier for you to compare sector indices between different countries. Not only does GFD maintain the sector indices that are no longer calculated, but we append them to current indices for long-term coverage. For example, by combining the GICS, S&P and Cowles indices, some United States sectors stretch back to 1871, not just 1989 as provided by traditional data vendors. Historical data for Value, Growth, Large Cap, Midcaps and Small Caps have also been compiled.
In addition to stock market indices, GFD provides data on dividend yields, PE Ratios, capitalization and volume traded. Other indicators are provided for over 50 countries as well, so the variables that influence changes in the stock market can be analyzed for any country in which you invest.
Summary of contents of Equity Data
- Stock Market Indices from over 100 countries that include over 2000 current and historical stock market indices
- US and Global Sector indices following the GICS classification
- US and Global Stock Market Indices going back to the 1800s
- Dividend Yield Data for over 50 countries
- Price-Earnings Ratios for over 50 countries
- Capitalization Data from over 50 exchanges worldwide
- Volume Traded Data from over 50 exchanges worldwide
- Value, Growth, Large-cap, Midcap and Small-cap Indices
- Technical Indicators on advances, declines, and other categories
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