Data Trends for Investment Professionals


An Introduction to Chinese Futures Data

Chinese futures data has always been in high demand among our users. For years, China consumed more commodities than any other country. The current economic slump and "commodities hangover" have only heightened the interest in data on Chinese futures. That's why we're especially excited to offer these new free databases on the four mainland exchanges. Chinese futures and the commodities hangover The impact of booms and busts on commodities is nothing new, but China's rapid growth in the face of the 2008 recession changed the game. Most countries needed to slash interest rates to keep their economies afloat. The extremely low interest rates helped China grow even faster. It...

Expanding Quandl’s European Futures Data

Futures data has always been an area of focus for Quandl. Our newest databases expand our coverage significantly. Futures Data on Quandl When we launched Quandl three years and 20 million datasets ago, futures coverage was a major strength. We had excellent data for North American futures markets, especially the CME and CBOT. Over the years, we added several more North American exchanges: ICE, Minneapolis, Montreal and CBOE. We also added supporting data from the CFTC. Then we expanded into international markets: futures data from Singapore, Shanghai, Tokyo, Osaka, Mumbai, Dubai and other exchanges. When we launched our data marketplace...

API for Futures Data

Using the Quandl API for Futures Data This document is a comprehensive guide to using the Quandl API to access our free futures data. If you haven't already done so, we recommend reading Quandl's general API documentation; the functionality will be a lot clearer if you do so. Free Unlimited API for Futures Data Quandl offers free historical futures data for 600 futures contracts from over 15 exchanges. Quandl also provides a single, uniform data API that provides full access to daily futures data and prices from these futures markets. With Quandl's various software libraries, including Python and R, it...

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