IBKR RTD Server supports streaming live (or 15-minute delayed) market data. Simply enter formulas into an Excel cell adhering to the RTD API specific syntax, which falls in 3 categories:
- Simple – components consist of ProgID, Server, Ticker and Topic
- Complex – formula strings are defined separately, so each string represent one single parameter at a time
- Mixed – blended syntax of Simple and Complex but with one restriction – the Ticker string must be the first string that appears in the formula.
For specific syntax samples, visit our GitHub Guide:
To learn more about our RTD technology, see the article here: https://ibkrcampus.com/ibkr-quant-news/ibkr-api-updates/
IBKR reminds traders to always test their API system with a simulated trading account before implementing any new API components.
Finance professionals who already have an IBKR account can practice with their simulated trading version. For those exploring our trading offerings – consider signing up for the free trial https://www.interactivebrokers.com/en/index.php?f=1286
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