Compustat Beefs Up Emerging Markets, Industry Data

The vendor is adding balance sheet and income statement data on companies from Japan and China, and last month signed a deal with the Korean Listed Companies Association to provide information on Korean companies.

"The global content population on our feed has grown 40 percent over the last 18 months," says John Ackerman, senior director of product development for S&P's Investment Services division. "Whereas 10 years ago it was acceptable to invest only in North America, investors are now pus

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