What is Eikon and how can I use it?


Refinitiv Eikon (formerly Thomson Reuters Eikon) is available on on-campus PCs or can be downloaded onto your own laptop/PC.  On a Mac you can use Eikon Web. 

To access -Eikon on any device please contact librarians@le.ac.uk and ask for a password.  You can have up to 4 hours' access per day.


EIKON is well-regarded database extensively used both in academia and industry. EIKON includes global economic, company and financial data. 

EIKON includes: 

  • Thomson ONE Banker equivalent data (deals, ownership, credit analysis, real-time research, company events and financials) 
  • World Scope full package 
  • Reuters fundamentals 
  • IBES 
  • Consensus Global Current 
  • Deal analytics (Global Merger and Acquisition, ECM, DCM transactions 
  • Intraday pricing 
  • Thomson Reuters ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Data 
  • Datastream Excel add-in 
  • Thomson Reuter EIKON Excel add-in 

Getting started with EIKON and Training 

Online training videos are available to show how to use the various features with EIKON. To register use your University email address.  

You can also use EIKON with Excel either by copying data in, or by importing it using the Excel add-in. Tutorials on this are available from Refinitiv. 

Subject Coverage 

Global historical content on securities, companies, markets and economies. 

Information source include Government Departments, Stock Markets, OECD, IMF, Worldscope and Eurostat. 

How often updated 



Early 1960s to the present. 


Refinitiv (formerly Thomson Reuters) 



  • Last Updated Aug 12, 2022
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