How to import historical IEOD Data in Amibroker ?

How to import IEOD Data in Amibroker ?

Intraday End of Day Data is too crucial for the backtesting. Most of the technical traders are doing backtesting for their day to day trading and making the crucial decision for future trading.

Back Testing is only possible if you have the historical (Tick - 1 min or EOD) data and load into the Amibroker local database.

Let's see how to load that historical data in Amibroker Local Database.

As you know the Amibroker allows .txt or .csv format only, So the data which you are loading in must be in the above format.

Step 1:-  Open Amibroker and Go to The File >> Import Wizard Options


Step 2:- Now Select the File from the located path


Step 3:-  Now Select the File Format 

Basically the File Format starts as below.

      1.  DDMMYY-Time-Open-High-Low-Close-Volume-OI
      2  YYMMDD-Time-Open-High-Low-Close-Volume-OI
      3.  YYYYMMDD-Time-Open-High-Low-Close-Volume-OI
      4.  MMDDYY-Time-Open-High-Low-Close-Volume-OI


Here the File Format is YYYY-MM-DD (20190101)

Step 4:- Click on Next and Save the File Type as per the below Format.


Now go to the Amibroker symbol and Confirm the data which have loaded.

Here the Local Database we are using for quick/fast Backtracking.

Thank You and Happy Trading!

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