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Bloomberg Desktop C++ Interface

Current market, real-time, intraday tick, historical, and security lookup data from Bloomberg® Desktop using the Bloomberg Desktop C++ interface

Create a Bloomberg Desktop connection using the Bloomberg Desktop C++ interface. After you establish the connection, retrieve current, real-time, intraday tick, historical, and security lookup data.

Functions

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bloombergBloomberg Desktop connection V3
closeClose Bloomberg Desktop connection V3
isconnectionDetermine Bloomberg Desktop connection V3
eqsEquity screening data for Bloomberg Desktop connection V3
getProperties of Bloomberg Desktop connection V3
getbulkdataBulk data with header information for Bloomberg Desktop connection V3
getdataCurrent data for Bloomberg Desktop connection V3
historyHistorical data for Bloomberg Desktop connection V3
portfolioCurrent portfolio data for Bloomberg Desktop connection V3
realtimeReal-time data for Bloomberg Desktop connection V3
tahistoryHistorical technical analysis for Bloomberg Desktop connection V3
timeseriesIntraday tick data for Bloomberg Desktop connection V3
categoryField category search for Bloomberg Desktop connection V3
fieldinfoField information for Bloomberg Desktop connection V3
fieldsearchField search for Bloomberg Desktop connection V3
lookupFind information about securities for Bloomberg Desktop connection V3

Topics

Bloomberg Desktop Connection

Data Server Connection Requirements

Find license and proxy information requirements for the supported data service providers.

Installing Bloomberg and Configuring Connections

Find the connection requirements for Bloomberg interfaces.

Comparing Bloomberg Connections

Learn about the different Bloomberg services.

Bloomberg Desktop Data Retrieval

Retrieve Current and Historical Data Using Bloomberg Desktop C++ Interface

Return current and historical data from Bloomberg using the getdata and history functions of the bloomberg object.

Retrieve Bloomberg Current Data Using Bloomberg Desktop C++ Interface

Retrieve Bloomberg current data for one or multiple securities.

Retrieve Bloomberg Historical Data Using Bloomberg Desktop C++ Interface

Retrieve Bloomberg historical data for one or multiple securities.

Retrieve Bloomberg Intraday Tick Data Using Bloomberg Desktop C++ Interface

Retrieve Bloomberg intraday tick data for one security.

Retrieve Bloomberg Real-Time Data Using Bloomberg Desktop C++ Interface

Retrieve Bloomberg real-time data using an event handler function.

Writing and Running Custom Event Handler Functions

You can process events related to any data updates by writing a custom event handler function for use with Datafeed Toolbox™.