[GNC] Stock quotes for BT.A

Frank H. Ellenberger frank.h.ellenberger at gmail.com
Sat Jun 6 09:44:29 EDT 2020

Am 06.06.20 um 13:46 schrieb Ruaraidh Sackville Hamilton:
> Does anyone know how to get price quotes for LSE:BT.A from Alphavantage? Or
> from any other source?

No, but google ;-)
try https://www.google.com/search?q=LSE+BT.A

> Following other advice on this forum, I've successfully retrieved price
> quotes from Alphavantage for other LSE stocks by concatenating the LSE
> ticker code with ".L" and setting that as the value of Symbol in the
> Security Editor. For example, setting Symbol = "BP.L" successfully
> retrieves the price quote for BP.
> The ticker code for BT Group is BT.A, so I tried "BT.A.L", but that failed.
> I guess that breaks their syntax rules, so, guessing wildly, I've also
> tried "BT_A.L" and "BTA.L" and "BT.L", but all of these fail too.

yes, 2 dots in one symbol confuse yahoo. On above page you see, they
replace the first by dash.

> Any other suggestions would be welcome!

So I was able to get results with
gnc-fq-dump -v yahoo_json BT-A.L
gnc-fq-dump -v alphavantage BT-A.L
but failed with fool, but their website gave me also no quote.


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