Standard & Poor's Compustat Expands Data Coverage in Asia

NEW YORK--Information provider Stand­ard & Poor's (S&P) has added more Taiwanese and Indian company data to its Compustat service following growing customer demand for Asian information.

The new data covers between five and 10 years of company history on around 500 active businesses in India and 900 in Taiwan, increasing the number of total firms covered by Compustat to 17,500.

The initial set of Taiwanese data will provide two to three years of annual history, including one year of semi-annua