If you have been tracking my website, you probably know that I maintain updated datasets for companies around the globe, classified by region (into the US, Emerging Markets, Europe and Japan). I report summary statistics on risk (beta etc.), profitability measures (margins and accounting returns) and debt/dividend measures for industry groups in each region.
I update the data at the start of every year and I have just completed the data update for January 2010. You can get the data by going to:
I have added two new datasets this year - for just Indian and Chinese companies.
In coming blog posts, I will talk about what the updates tell us about companies and markets globally.