Rajandran R Founder of Marketcalls and Co-Founder Algomojo. Full-Time Derivative Trader. Expert in Designing Trading Systems (Amibroker, Ninjatrader, Metatrader, Python, Pinescript). Trading the markets since 2006. Mentoring Traders on Trading System Designing, Market Profile, Orderflow and Trade Automation.

Quandl – Access 8 million Historical datasets

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Quandl offers free and unlimited access to 8 million time-series datasets from 400 sources spanning finance, economics, society, health, energy, demography & more. Quandl is a search engine to find the data you need; then get that data in any format you want, via instant download, our API, or any of 12 packages that talk directly to Quandl.

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Quandl also covers 200+ futures contracts from 10+ exchanges, with data going back as far as the 1950s. Data indexed includes current market prices, commitment of traders, continuous contracts, and historical contracts.

Interesting Data Sets you can find from Quandl

There are too many Interesting datasets available in Quandl. However to make you understand what Quandl here are few datasets.

Overview about India
MCX Natural Gas Futures Historical Data
SGX Nifty Futures Historical Data

BUDGETARY POSITION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Features

1)Download any dataset on Quandl in any format: Excel, CSV, text, JSON or XML.
2)Access all datasets on Quandl via a single, consistent, easy-to-use API. Or get data directly into the tool of your choice using our packages. Packages currently supported include R, Python, Matlab, Excel, Stata and more. API calls and package use are free and unlimited.
3)Every dataset on Quandl includes a link back to an authoritative source for that data, allowing you to validate its quality and accuracy.
4)Every single dataset on Quandl is the freshest possible version of that data, retrieved as recently as possible from the original publisher.
5)Every dataset on Quandl has a unique Quandl code and a permanent URL (permalink). The data is in the same place – always. Even if the original source stops publishing the data, it persists on Quandl forever.
6)Combine any two or more datasets on Quandl into supersets or multisets. These merged datasets have all the attributes of normal datasets on Quandl, including structure, permanence, freshness, API and package accessibility, transparency and easy download.
7)Use Quandl to create custom graphs of your datasets and supersets. Share these graphs on your blog or other website, using Quandl’s graph embed tool.
8)Find the precise data you need using our data search engine. Or browse our data collections, selected and organized by Quandl curators. Star your favourite datasets for quick access.
9)There is no limit to how much data you get from Quandl and there is no cost to using Quandl.
10)Free API calls are limited to 500 API calls per day.

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5 Replies to “Quandl – Access 8 million Historical datasets”

  1. I am an occasional trader. But I interested to have TRADING ANALYSIS SOFTWARE like AMIBORKER and data feed to it – BOTH FREE.. Is it possible to get so. If so please guide me in the matter.

  2. Dear Mr. Rajendran

    i just wanna say thanx and thanx and again thanx to u for this system and the AFL code file u provided publicly ..honestly i covered my 2 months loss just in 15 days using ur charts .God bless u

  3. HI Sir ,

    I need NSE option data for individual strike price with the Implied Volatility and pricing data for every 10 minutes interval . Where can i get these details . Kindly suggest

  4. And kindly suggest which option pricing model should i use to get more accuracy ( As i have using BS model which fails to provide the real time price) .

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