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Last updated: August, 2017

Tick History - Matching Offers guide

Tick History offers unparalleled access to historical high frequency data across global asset classes from 1996 with a standardized naming convention based on RIC symbology. This guide describes the Matching Offerings subscription available in Tick History.

Frequently asked questions

  • To add instruments from Historical search, use the Historical search screen to discover active RICs for a specified historical date range, and then add them to an instrument list. You can search by identifier or perform a criteria-based search. Bulk searches of historical instruments are also provided.

    The Instrument search screen appears automatically when you click Add Instruments, as described in the previous section. To access the Historical search, select Historical from the Search Type dropdown.

    The Historical search screen appears and defaults to an identifier-based search.

    Use this mode when you know the identifier of the instruments that you want to add. Supported identifiers are RIC, Chain RIC or Tile. Permissioned users can also search by CUSIP, ISIN or Sedol.

    1. Click Add All Results to List to add all instruments returned by search. Alternatively, you can check the boxes next to individual instruments, and then click Add n items to list, where n identifies the number of instruments selected. The screen updates to show the Add to List Wizard with the new list appearing in the Available Lists screen.
    2. Click on the list to move it to the Selected Lists.
    3. Click Add Instruments to Selected Lists. A confirmation appears to indicate that the instruments were added to the list.
    4. Click Close.

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