The list below gives examples of sources of datasets which may be used for research.
ft.com/marketsdata offers data from its archive of indices for a specified working day date to Financial Times online subscribers only. Its 'World markets at a glance' carries shares indices and 'FT500, Fixed incomes, Commodities, Interest rates' features gilts indices.
The FTSE Russell site allows selection from a global range of FTSE Russell Indexes including these UK indices, developed by the Financial Times, FTSE and now FTSE Russell since 1962 (following the original Actuaries Investment Index, compiled by the Institute of Actuaries and Faculty of Actuaries, 1929-1962) :
- Actuaries UK Gilts
- FTSE UK Index Series - see FTSE Russell site for information on history, heritage, factsheets and archives of historic data values and trends.
Please note FTSE Russell International Limited (FTSE Russsell)'s statements on trademark, licences and disclaimer of liability for errors or omissions in its provision of data, and permissions required for use, allowing no further distribution without consent.
Researchers may be interested in the Heriot-Watt University collation for gilts indices in British Government Securities database having regard to the compilers' notices.
Much of the CMI’s work is based on analysing data supplied by UK life assurance companies and by actuarial consultancies, in respect of members of large self-administered pension schemes (SAPS).
The CMI is funded by subscriptions. Subscribers receive results for any data they have submitted and results presenting the experience of the aggregated dataset.
For further information, see About the CMI.
For details about the provision of CMI data for research purposes, see Uses of data.
A national data archiving and dissemination service. The ESDS works collaboratively to provide preservation, dissemination, user support and training for an extensive range of key economic and social data, both quantitative and qualitative, spanning many disciplines and themes.
To download any data you must register with ESDS, agree to an End User Licence (EUL) and provide details of your intended use. For further information see: http://www.esds.ac.uk/aandp/access/access.asp
The national statistical data warehouse for England of the care provided by NHS hospitals and for NHS hospital patients treated elsewhere. HES is the data source for a wide range of healthcare analysis for the NHS, government and many other organisations and individuals.
Much data is available for downloading on a self-service basis. Customised reports can also be requested.
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