RblDataLicense: Connect R to ‘Bloomberg Data License’

Data License is the technology that delivers Bloomberg’s data content sets, providing reference, pricing and regulatory data across enterprises and feeding accounting, portfolio management and compliance systems with over 50 million securities and more than 15 thousand fields.

The RblDataLicense package aims at providing an easy interface to download prices and market data with the Bloomberg Data License service, without the need to set up any working Bloomberg installation (as required by the Rblpapi package for Bloomberg Terminal users). As a prerequisite, a valid Data License from Bloomberg is needed together with the corresponding SFTP credentials and whitelisting of the IP from which accessing the service.

This software and its author are in no way affiliated, endorsed, or approved by ‘Bloomberg’ or any of its affiliates. ‘Bloomberg’ is a registered trademark.