Databases in Macrobond

The Data you access via Macrobond is either part of the core package, or from our commercial add-on databases. The former is a comprehensive foundation of data that comes with the application, the latter is a selection of commercial databases that are licensed separately and integrated with application. The core data package contains two types of database: Macrobond’s proprietary databases, and national and international databases.

Macrobond Proprietary Databases

These databases cover macroeconomic, financial, and equity indicators that have been grouped and organized into a tree-structure by Macrobond. They feature thousands of primary sources from around the world. The proprietary databases have the following titles:

  • Country & Region
  • Source & Release
  • Concept & Category
  • Equity – fundamentals
  • Equity – prices
  • Futures

National & International Databases

For these databases, we have reproduced the original source structure and classification in the application. For the most part, these databases are from international sources that provide harmonized data across countries. However, we have chosen to reproduce the structure of certain primary sources, as well. You’ll find the data sets typically cover most, if not all, the data available from the source.

Keep in mind that we add new databases on an ongoing basis, the current list includes the following:

International Databases

  • Conference Board TED
  • ECB
  • Eurostat New Chronos
  • IMF
    • IMF Balance of Payment Statistics (BOPS)
    • IMF Coordinated Direct Investment Survey (CDIS)
    • IMF Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey (CPIS)
    • IMF Direction of Trade Statistics (DOTS)
    • IMF Financial Soundness Indicators (FSI)
    • IMF Fiscal Monitor (FM)
    • IMF Government Finance Statistics (GFS)
    • IMF International Financial Statistics (IFS)
    • IMF World Economic Outlook (WEO)
  • Konjunkturinstitutet
  • MSCI Index Module
  • OECD
    • OECD Annual National Accounts (ANA)
    • OECD Economic Outlook
    • OECD Labour Market & Productivity
    • OECD Main Economic Indicator
    • OECD Quarterly National Accounts (QNA)
  • Valuegard
  • World Bank
    • World Bank Africa Development Indicators (ADI)
    • World Bank Commodity Markets
    • World Bank Doing Business
    • World Bank Global Economic Monitor (GEM)
    • World Bank Global Financial Development (GFD)
    • World Bank International Debt Statistics
    • World Bank Quarterly External Debt Statistics
    • World Bank Surveys
    • World Bank World Development Indicators
    • World Bank Worldwide Governance Indicators

National databases

  • BEA
  • BLS
  • Bundesbank
  • Cansim
  • ONS

Add-on Databases

Although we try and include as much data as we can in our core package, certain commercial data providers require that individual licenses be purchased by the client. To make this as convenient as possible, these databases are integrated into your application account, and maintained and updated by Macrobond so that you still have the ease of accessing all your data in the same place.

We currently have agreements with the following data providers to provide access for licensed users.

  • Consensus Economics
  • EIU Country Data
  • EPFR
  • GFI Credit Default Swaps Market Data
  • ICAP OTC Interest Rates
  • J.P. Morgan Fixed Income
  • Markit Iboxx
  • Markit PMIs
  • Merrill Lynch Fixed Income
  • Morningstar
  • MSCI Enhanced Index Module
  • Oxford Economics

Vintage data

This feature requires Macrobond Data+ license. 

You can download vintage versions (revision history) of time series through Macrobond. Note that not all time series may have vintage data or they do not have data from the period you want. For more information see Vintage data.