[R-SIG-Finance] [R-sig-finance] quantmod error downloading .AORD data
windspeedo99 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 16:12:08 CEST 2009
It seems that google does not supply the csv download link for AORD.
You can check this by yourself.
There is a Download to Spreadsheet link in
But no such link in
If you do need AORD data, try this:
Sean Carmody wrote:
> I have been having trouble getting quantmod to return data for certain
> series. An examle is for ".AORD" (the Australian All Ordinaries index).
> The following call:
> getSymbols(".AORD", src="google")
> results in this error message:
> Error in download.file(paste(google.URL, "q=", Symbols.name,
> cannot open URL '
> In addition: Warning message:
> In download.file(paste(google.URL, "q=", Symbols.name, "&startdate=", :
> cannot open: HTTP status was '404 Not Found'
> The problem seems to be with the "output=csv" part of the url, since
> a browser works fine.
> Of course, the same problem doesn't always arise, as with the example from
> the documentation:
> getSymbols("MSFT", src="google")
> Any thoughts would be appreciated.
> Sean Carmody
> The Stubborn Mule
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