USD / JPY currency rate historical data download

The Japanese Yen (JPY) is the official currency of Japan. From Quandl you can download free USD / JPY historical data back until 5 March 1991.

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DAX German stock index (GDAXI) historical data download

The  DAX index (Deutscher Aktien IndeX) has been started on 30 December 1987 with the base level of 1000. From Yahoo! Finance you can download DAX data back until 26 November 1990.

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USD / INR currency rate historical data download

The Indian Rupee (INR) is the official currency of India. From Quandl you can download free USD/INR historical data back until 18 October 1994.

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AUD / USD currency rate historical data download

The Australian Dollar (AUD) has been introduced first on 14 January 1966 and it is used in Australia, Kiribati, Tuvalu and Nauru. From Quandl you can download free AUD/USD historical data back until 27 May 1994.

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IBM stock historical data download

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) has been founded 1911 as Computing Tabulating Recording Company. From Yahoo! Finance you can download IBM stock data back until 2 January 1962.

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Microsoft (MSFT) stock historical data download

Microsoft Corporation has been founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen on 4 April 1975. From Yahoo! Finance you can download MSFT stock data back until 13 March 1986.

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Verizon (VZ) stock historical data download

Verizon Communcations Inc. has been founded in 1983 as Bell Atlantic. From Yahoo! Finance you can download VZ stock data back until 21 November 1983.

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Disney (DIS) stock historical data download

The Walt Disney Company has been founded on 16 October 1923. From Yahoo! Finance you can download Disney stock data back until 2 January 1962.

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General Motors (GM) stock historical data download

The General Motors was founded on September 16, 1908. From Yahoo! Finance you can download GM stock data back until 18 November 2010.

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NASDAQ Composite (IXIC) index historical data download

The NASDAQ Composite index has been introduced in 1971 at the base level 100. From Yahoo! Finance you can download NASDAQ data back until 5 February 1971.

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ASX (Australian Stock index) historical data download

From Quandl you can download free ASX index data of the past 14 months.

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EUR / USD currency rate historical data download

The Euro (EUR) has been introduced first on 1 January 1999. From Quandl you can download free EUR/USD historical data back until 7 September 1999.

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Standard and fast way to get almost any kind of marked data

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S&P 500 (GSPC) index historical data download

The Standard and Poor's 500 (S&P 500) index has been introduced in its current form on 4 March 1957, but it existed previously as well. From Quandl you can download free S&P 500 data back until 3 January 1950.

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US CPI data download from 1913

CPI (Consumer Price Index) measures the price level of a market basket of consumer goods and services purchased by households. The annual change of CPI expressed as percentage is called inflation
Thanks to US Bureau of Labor Statistics we can download historical US CPI data for free back until 1913. (Longest timeframe is only available for data that is not adjusted with seasonality.)

US inflation data download from 1913

Inflation is the annual change of CPI expressed as percentage. CPI (Consumer Price Index) measures the price level of a market basket of consumer goods and services purchased by households.
If you would rather download CPI data, follow this guide.
Thanks to US Bureau of Labor Statistics we can download historical US inflation and CPI data for free back until 1913. (Longest timeframe is only available for data that is not adjusted with seasonality.)

Dow Jones (DJIA) index historical data download

The Dow Jones Industrial Average index has been introduced on 26 May 1896 at the base level near 30. From Stooq.com you can download DJIA data back until 27 May 1896! Of course you can not await full EOD data for the 19th century (data must have been recorded manually from old newspapers), but it is still quite interesting...
Stooq.com is a Polish website, but some parts of it is transleted into English. Do not be afraid of it, you can download Dow Jones data without knowing anything about Polish language! (You can also try using Google translate. Google Chrome will offer automatic translation as soon as you visit Stooq.com.)
Alternatively, you can check out Dow Jones's 5 year chart or Dow Jones's 10 year chart.


FTSE 100 historical data download

FTSE 100 index has been introduced on 3 January 1984 at the base level of 1000. From Yahoo! Finance you can download FTSE 100 data back until 2 April 1984.
Alternatively you can check out these 5 year charts of FTSE or 10 year charts of FTSE.

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Silver historical data download in 5 easy steps

One of the most complete set of silver's historical data can be downloaded from Stooq.com. Stooq.com's data of silver goes back until 1792 (!). Of course you can not await full EOD data for the 18th century, but it is still quite interesting...
Stooq.com is a Polish website, but some parts of it is transleted into English. Do not be afraid of it, you can download silver data without knowing anything about Polish language! (You can also try using Google translate. Google Chrome will offer automatic translation as soon as you visit Stooq.com.)
Alternatively, you can check out silver's 5 year charts.


Gold historical data download in 5 easy steps

One of the most complete set of gold's historical data can be downloaded from Stooq.com. Stooq.com's data of gold goes back until 1793 (!). Of course you can not await full EOD data for the 18th century, but it is still quite interesting...
Stooq.com is a Polish website, but some parts of it is transleted into English. Do not be afraid of it, you can download gold data without knowing anything about Polish language! (You can also try using Google translate. Google Chrome will offer automatic translation as soon as you visit Stooq.com.)
Alternatively, you can check out gold's 5 year chart or the historical charts of gold.

NSE historical data download for National Stock Exchange of India

You can analyze stocks from National Stock Exchange of India using free data and free softwares.

We recommend downloading data for share market of India from http://nseindia.com/, because this source has better quality (eg.: it is more up to date than Yahoo! Finance).

How to look up historical stock prices?

Looking up historical stock data may be useful for analysis eg.: you may observe in data how news affect stock price.
You may also look up historical data to settle accounting debates. This is a quite tough problem since data sources are not always reliable.