Getting Started with Datastream Web Service API


With Datastream Web Service API, it allows you to have direct access to historical financial time series content. You can directly invoke the Datastream Web Service methods from your own applications by using metadata information we publish. Dedicated Python, MatLab, EViews and R extensions are also available with DSWS.

Goal: Kicking off and building on the basics of Datastream Web Service API (DSWS). Learn how to code and work with Datastream data on Python. 


  • Overview of Refinitiv API solutions.
  • Set up of Python environment and installation of Datastream Web Services API.
  • Working with Datastream Navigator, Datastream symbology conversions and data fields.
  • First steps with Python and the Datastream Web Service API.
  • Python retrieval of Datastream historical time series across asset classes.
  • High intensity training on Datastream Web Services API used scenarios.

Start Date & Time: 29 Aug 2019 23:30 CDT
End Date & Time: 30 Aug 2019 00:30 CDT

Date: 30th August 2019

Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: Refinitiv Singapore, One Raffles Quay, North Tower, #28-00, Singapore 048583

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