|Subject:||Finance::Quote::MumbaiStock, new module for India stock quotes|
|Date:||Sat, 19 Oct 2013 14:48:32 +0530|
|To:||bug-Finance-Quote [...] rt.cpan.org|
|From:||Geetu Vaswani <vaswani.geetu [...] gmail.com>|
India stock market quotes do not get retrieved consistently from Finance::Quotes::Yahoo::Asia module correctly. To mitigate any changes that Yahoo Finance may do to it's API, MumbaiStock is created as an alternative stock quotes source for Gnucash. The module MumbaiStock.pm is based on IndiaMutual.pm. It retrieves closing prices of stock from the Bombay Stock Exchange. At end of day, the Bombay Stock Exchange provides stock prices in a zip file, formatted as a CSV file with ; (semi-colon) as the delimiter. The MumbaiStock.pm module retrieves the zip file for the last traded day, extracts the CSV file and updates the stock prices in Gnucash. The entire source is available atand the code can be downloaded as a zip file from .