Manual Reference Pages - FINANCE::QUOTE::FTFUNDS (3)
Finance::Quote::FTfunds - Obtain UK Unit Trust quotes from FT.com (Financial Times).
$q = Finance::Quote->new;
%info = Finance::Quote->fetch("ftfunds","<isin> ..."); # Only query FT.com using ISINs
This module fetches information from the Financial Times Funds service,
http://funds.ft.com. There are over 47,000 UK Unit Trusts and OEICs quoted,
as well as many Offshore Funds and Exhange Traded Funds (ETFs). It converts
any funds quoted in GBX (pence) to GBP, dividing the price by 100 in the
Funds are identified by their ISIN code, a 12 character alphanumeric code.
Although the web site also allows searching by fund name, this version of
Finance::Quote::FTfunds only implements ISIN lookup. To determine the ISIN for
funds of interest to you, visit the funds.ft.com site and use the flexible search
facilities to identify the funds of interest. The factsheet display for any given
fund displays the ISIN along with other useful information.
This module is loaded by default on a Finance::Quote object. Its
also possible to load it explicity by placing ftfunds in the argument
list to Finance::Quote->new().
Information obtained by this module may be covered by funds.ft.com
terms and conditions See http://funds.ft.com/ and http://ft.com for details.
Stocks And Indices
This module provides both the ftfunds and ukfunds fetch methods for
fetching UK and Offshore Unit Trusts and OEICs prices and other information
from funds.ft.com. Please use the ukfunds fetch method if you wish to have
failover with future sources for UK and Offshore Unit Trusts and OEICs - the
author has plans to develop Finance::Quote modules for the London Stock Exchange
and Morningstar unit trust services. Using the ftfunds method will guarantee
that your information only comes from the funds.ft.com website.
The following labels may be returned by Finance::Quote::ftfunds :
name, currency, last, date, time, price, nav, source, method,
iso_date, net, p_change, success, errormsg.
Financial Times websites, http://ft.com and http://funds.ft.com
Martin Sadler, <firstname.lastname@example.org>
COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE
Copyright (C) 2010 by Martin Sadler
This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.10.1 or,
at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.
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