CHICAGO, Dec. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Barchart, a leading provider of market data and information, has announced today that its market data is now available through Quandl's data marketplace (www.quandl.com). Based in Toronto, Quandl is an online platform that provides data analysts with easy access to accurate and timely financial data in the precise format they need it. Barchart will be offering several databases of index and futures price data via Quandl, giving their users access to institutional quality financial market data in an easy-to-use, reliable and flexible manner.
"Barchart is a first rate, highly respected data provider," says Tammer Kamel, CEO of Quandl. "Their presence on Quandl enhances our platform by giving the entire Quandl user base access to Barchart's suite of institutional quality price data," added Kamel.
Barchart has been a leader in market data and trading solutions starting with the establishment of its Commodity Research Bureau (CRB) division in 1934. Barchart's clients include trading and investment firms, software and app developers, commodity firms, fintech startups and media providers.
Initially, Barchart will make available through Quandl its U.S. Index data, including daily and historical data, as well as European futures data. The index data will cover providers such as S&P Dow Jones Indices, CBOE, FTSE Russell, NASDAQ Globex Indexes and NYSE Global Indexes. European futures will include ICE Futures Europe Commodities, ICE Futures Europe Financials, Euronext and Eurex.
"The partnership between Barchart and Quandl provides anyone interested in receiving financial and economic data an accessible online platform to obtain it," says Mark Haraburda, Managing Director of Barchart. "From hedge funds to individual traders, analysts and students, Quandl provides these users a platform to access Barchart's data in any format and through a simple and powerful API," added Haraburda.
For more information on Barchart Market Data, please visit www.barchartmarketdata.com.
To view Barchart data available on Quandl, please visit www.quandl.com/vendors/bc.
Barchart converts market data, financial data and news into technology solutions for the financial, media and commodity industries. Barchart's products include data feeds, trading software, mobile apps, and financial content.
Quandl is the leading platform for financial and economic data on the internet. Founded by hedge fund veterans Tammer Kamel and Abraham Thomas in Toronto in 2012, Quandl covers over 20 million financial and economic datasets from over 500 publishers, including capital markets, energy, shipping, healthcare, education, demography, macro-economic and society data. Every single dataset on Quandl is available via API, via libraries for Excel, R, Python, Matlab and other tools, and via instant download in any format.