[R] Downloading Reuters data from R

Rory.WINSTON at rbs.com Rory.WINSTON at rbs.com
Thu Dec 11 17:13:42 CET 2008

Hi Shubha

I have created an extension DLL for downloading time series data from Reuters. You can download it from here:


There is also a short manual available at the same location:


I am currently in the process of uploading a separate extension DLL for retrieval of real-time data from Reuters.


Rory Winston
RBS Global Banking & Markets
Office: +44 20 7085 4476

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From: r-help-bounces at r-project.org [mailto:r-help-bounces at r-project.org] On Behalf Of Shubha Vishwanath Karanth
Sent: 11 December 2008 07:41
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Subject: [R] Downloading Reuters data from R

Hi R,

Can we download Reuters (3000 Xtra) data from R? Does ODBC package help me in this? Or otherwise, is there a way to extract daily closing prices data of Reuters from R?

Thank you very much,


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