A new release of Rblpapi is now on CRAN. Rblpapi provides a direct interface between R and the Bloomberg Terminal via the C++ API provided by Bloomberg Labs (but note that a valid Bloomberg license and installation is required).
This is the sixth release since the package first appeared on CRAN last year. This release brings new functionality via new (
getPortfolio()) and extended functions (
getTicks()) as well as several fixes:
Changes in Rblpapi version 0.3.5 (2016-10-25)
Add new function
getPortfolioto retrieve portfolio data via
bds(John in #176)
getTicks()to (optionally) return non-numeric data as part of
data.table(Dirk in #200)
getMultipleTicks(Dirk in #202)
Correct statement on timestamp for
getBars(Closes issue #192)
Minor edits to a few files in order to either please
R(-devel) CMD check --as-cran, or update documentation
Courtesy of CRANberries, there is also a diffstat report for the this release. As always, more detailed information is on the Rblpapi page. Questions, comments etc should go to the issue tickets system at the GitHub repo.
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