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CNTRADE: Stata module to retrieve Chinese stock market quotations from NetEase


  • Chuntao Li

    (Zhongnan Univ. of Econ. & Law)

  • Xuan Zhang

    (Zhongnan Univ. of Econ. & Law)

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cntrade retrieves stock quotes using a codelist. codelist is a list of stock codes to be downloaded from Net Ease's application programming interface. Stock codes are separated by spaces. For each valid stock code, there will be one output stata format data file containing all the trading information for that stock. the stock code will be part of the file name, with .dta as the extension. In China, stocks are identified by a six digit number, not tickers as in NYSE.

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  • Chuntao Li & Xuan Zhang, 2013. "CNTRADE: Stata module to retrieve Chinese stock market quotations from NetEase," Statistical Software Components S457580, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 31 Jul 2022.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s457580
    Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install cntrade". The module is made available under terms of the GPL v3 ( Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.

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