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Eikon: Home

You can access Eikon by logging in to one of the 4 dedicated PCs on the first floor of Stockwell Street Library or in to one of the PCs in QA274. These PCs have an Excel add-in installed which provides extra functionality.

Alternatively, you can access the web version of Eikon, on- or off-campus by logging in to

Eikon usernames and passwords

You will need a specific username and password to access Eikon. Please complete the request form below, email or ask at the IT Welcome Desk on the ground floor of Stockwell Street Library. 


What is Eikon?

Eikon is a financial data resource. It incorporates DataStream and Thomson One.

You will find current and historical information on markets, indices, financial data, company, industry and economic information.


Who can help me with Eikon?

If you are required to use Eikon to complete your assignments, then your lecturers will arrange training for you. Usually they will use trainers from Refinitiv, the database provider, itself.

You can email queries to but for expert advice and training, please visit the Refinitiv website.

Eikon Request Form:

The University will be closed for the holidays from 5pm on 22nd December. Eikon passwords requests submitted after midday on 22nd December will be replied to when the University reopens on 4th January 2022.

Refinitiv have created a series of training videos to take you from the basics of Eikon up to advanced projects. Access these via the Refinitiv website. 


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Changing the interface language in Eikon

You can change the interface language in Eikon from English to one of a choice of other languages. Instructions are available here. 

Important: if you change the interface language to one other than English, please change it back to English before you log out.

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