OneSource Information Services Inc., Concord, Mass., has announced it has extended its support for eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL). The company said that using its AppLink software development kit, customers can integrate financial data on more than 750,000 U.K. and European companies from the OneSource Enhanced Information Warehouse into standard business and custom financial applications. OneSource currently provides access to an additional 28,000 global public companies' financial data via XBRL, a standard for communicating financial data based on XML.
With support for XBRL through the AppLink kit, OneSource customers can configure applications to request individual financial variables for direct analysis from a set of more than 100 standard financial variables with six years of history. Several standard reports are also available for query directly using XBRL, including profit-and-loss statements, balance sheets, income statements, statements of cash flows and ratio reports.