How to get quotes from various markets

 

REAL-TIME DATA (Professional Edition only)

Country/Exchange Data source Type Price Download Update Comments

All US Stock and Futures markets.

FOREX

Major European markets.

Real time streaming quotes.

Tick, 5-, 15- second
1-, 5-, 15-, 60-minute intraday

10-day tick, 60-day minute bar backfill.

Historical EOD (10 years)

More pricing information

Automatic Automatic Dedicated RT plug-in - details here

US stocks, futures, options, FOREX

500 symbols, tick, 5-sec, 15-sec, 1-minute and up,

120 days backfill

(note: unfiltered feed)

$63/month basic fee

More pricing information

Automatic Automatic Dedicated RT plug-in - details here

US, Canada and European exchanges

100 symbols streaming RT, 1-sec, 1-minute bars and up.

30 day backfill available for IB customers

$10 per month in commissions, or free if your monthly commissions are >$30

Automatic Automatic

Dedicated RT plug-in

- details here

All US Stock and Futures markets.

Major European markets.

Real time streaming quotes.

1-, 5-, 15-, 60-minute intraday

15-day minute bar backfill.

Historical EOD (15 years)

See service plans

Automatic Automatic Dedicated RT plug-in - details here

Various exchanges / various sources

(detailed list)

Real time streaming quotes.

1-, 5-, 15-, 60-minute intraday

Limited (max. 5 days, usually one day) backfills

Various (including free)

More pricing information

Automatic Automatic Dedicated RT plug-in - details here
Warsaw Stock Exchange
30/90 days intraday + mixed mode EOD   Automatic Automatic Dedicated RT plugin - details here

Various

(any data source that has DDE interface)

just streaming quotes, no backfill

Free

Automatic Automatic

Dedicated RT plug-in

- details here

END-OF-DAY, INTRADAY DELAYED DATA

AmiBroker can handle virtually EVERY exchange in the world if only plain ASCII data for that exchange are available. The table below list some of the data sources.

AmiBroker comes preloaded with sample DJIA components database. You can update this sample database (and any other US & Canada market databases) with a new quotes using supplied AmiQuote program.

Later in this tutorial you will find detailed instructions on how to use AmiQuote.

Quote sources for AmiBroker (this list is not complete - keep in mind the fact that almost any source can be used). Use links to find out more (note that some links require internet connection)

Country/Exchange Data source Type Price Download Update Comments
USA + Canada (NYSE/Nasdaq/AMEX/TSE) Yahoo Finance Historical + Current EOD Free

Automatic (AmiQuote)

Automatic Detailed description here
Google Finance Historical EOD Free Automatic (AmiQuote) Automatic Detailed description here
MSN Money Central Historical EOD Free

Automatic (AmiQuote)

Automatic Detailed description here

Norgate Investor Services (Premium Data)

Historical EOD + Daily updates + Sectors / Industries / etc + Delisted symbols Paid Automatic Automatic (via MS plugin) Details here
           

TC 2000/TCNet (stocks)

TC2000 Mutual Funds

Historical + Current EOD + Sectors/Industries Paid Automatic Automatic Direct link - details here
FastTrack (mutual funds) Historical + Current EOD + Families
Paid Automatic Automatic Direct link - details here
FOREX Historical EOD + Intraday Free Automatic (AmiQuote) Automatic Detailed description here
CSI http://www.csidata.com Historical EOD

Paid: Details here

 

Automatic Automatic Updates using CSI Unfair Advantage
           
           
Australia
(Australian Stock Exchange)
Norgate Investor Services Historical EOD (also US stock and future markets) Paid Automatic Automatic (via MS plugin) Details here
BodhiFreeway Historical Paid Automatic (Bodhi downloader) Automatic (via METASTOCK plugin) How to setup link to MS database
Yahoo Finance Australia Current EOD Free

Automatic (AmiQuote)

Automatic Detailed description here
50+ International Exchanges Yahoo Finance Historical + Current EOD Free

Automatic (AmiQuote)

Automatic Detailed description here
Poland
(Warsaw Stock Exchange)
Bossa.pl Historical + Current EOD Free Automatic
(script-based)
Automatic (script-based) Details in a newsletter
South Africa
(Johannesburg Stock Exchange)
Sharenet Historical + Current EOD Paid

Automatic (Sharenet downloader)

Automatic (script- based) Sharenet AmiBroker corner
Investor Data Historical Paid Manual Manual  
Holand (Amsterdam - Euronext) PF-online Historical + Current EOD Free Manual ASCII Import