Welcome our Bloomberg Suite
You can enhance your employability with data skills through the use of our state-of-the-art professional-standard facility. Bloomberg provides access to live financial data from global markets and organisations.
Our Bloomberg Partnership
We are a named Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner, a Bloomberg programme designed to recognise universities that are leaders in experiential learning.
Our facilities enables business students to fully understand markets, business behaviours and trends.
Bloomberg Market Concepts
Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) is a library of e-learning courses that provides an introduction to the financial markets.
BMC has 3 available courses:
1. Core Concepts (8 hrs)
2. Getting Started on the Terminal (2 hrs)
3. Portfolio Management (2 hrs).
The Core Concepts course has 4 modules – Economic Indicators, Currencies, Fixed Income, and Equities.
We offer the BMC course (free) to all Edinburgh Business School students each year, and our staff have taken it too!Bloomberg Market Concepts
"The BMC course is very interesting. I'm impressed with the level of quizzes and got some ideas for my own courses... and I’m amazed at the monstrous abilities of the Bloomberg analytics."
Dr Shai Davidov - Strategic Projhect Management, Edinburgh Business School
What do the Bloomberg Terminals do?
Our terminals are used by students from across the business school: Accounting, Finance, Business Management, Marketing, Economics. They enable our students to understand all aspects of markets, business behaviours and economic trends. Making this facility relevant for students and professions from all our disciplines. Our Terminals provide data and insights for organisations from all industries. Some examples of what they can do are...Bloomberg on campus
Accounting and Financial analysis
by providing financial histories of companies and indices including current and historical income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, ratio analysis and more.
Strategic portfolio analysis
through creating portfolios against markets and market positions, allocation of assets and performance attribution analysis.
Market share analysis
by providing key industry data, interactive charting and commentary by Bloomberg industry experts. It also provides industry fundamental statistics, market share and other key industry specific metrics (i.e. retailers, airlines, global auto manufacturing, etc.)
Supply chain analysis
through company’s supply chain relationships that includes suppliers, customers and competitors. This enables managers to refine their supply chain configuration and strategy.
Performance comparison reports
Our terminals can create reports showing performance comparrisons between different companies or industries using: financial reports, company valuations, company news, company portfolios, key changes/trends.
"The course is very useful and provides valuable professional views of important finance topics that being taught in academia. It also provides academics with useful examples of how to teach very advanced finance topics in a very simple way. Surly, students who successfully complete the course would be able to prove the quality of their academic degrees and have the foundation to start their career in capital markets."
What our Faculty think...
Dr Abdulkader Mostafa, Edinburgh Buiness School