SNL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS & BANK DATA (S&P Global Market Intelligence) SNL Financial Institutions and Bank Data is a comprehensive, global database for searching and analyzing banks and insurances. The database contains detailed financial information on ca. 27.000 banks and 11.000 insurances worldwide. Furthermore, you can search for credit ratings from S&P Global Ratings, Moody’s and Fitch and for Credit default swaps (CDS), too. Financial data is updated within 5 days of publication, with average turnaround of 24 hours. You have access through the web platform from SNL Financial. Registration is required for the first use. Further, you can access SNL Financial Institutions & Bank data through the WRDS web platform.