Historical Tick - Level 1 FTSE Futures Data QFA (Z)
FTSE Contract Specs:
|Exchange Name:||LIFFE Equities & Index Derivatives|
|Bloomberg Symbol:||Z A Index|
Buy FTSE Futures Data QFA (Z)
Purchase FTSE Futures Data QFA (Z) from PortaraCQG. Our tailored service includes your format options. ALL data is created for you by a qualified trader. We provide expert guidance if you are unsure. we will email you when your purchase has completed with roll/format options to choose from.
QFA (Z) Historic Futures Data: Available
|Data Type||Start Date||End Date||Size||Sample Data|
|Daily:||1984 May 03||Current||< 50 KB||Download|
|Intraday:||1987 Oct 12||Current||< 10 MB||Download|
|Tick - Trades Only:||1987 Oct 09||Current||8.7 GB||Download|
|Tick - Level 1:||1987 Oct 09||Current||151.3 GB||Download|
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Learn the Basic Components of the Forex Market
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Understand Historical Data to Improve Trading Results
Examining historical forex data can be a great help in predicting future trends. By analyzing historic data, traders can look for patterns, identify correlations and evaluate the outcome of certain behaviors. Comparing different datasets can also be helpful in uncovering new opportunities and improving trading results. However, it’s important to remember that past performance doesn’t guarantee future success – what worked before may not work today.
Use Technical Analysis to Make an Informed Decision
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Where To Find Historical Forex Data
Historical forex data can be purchased from Portara. We provide daily, intraday and tick forex data to quants, traders, CTA’s, portfolio managers and hedge funds. You can browse our full collection of historical forex data by following one of the links below:
Format Details for FTSE QFA (Z)
Alternative FTSE Symbology:
Other companies can refer to the FTSE symbols by the following symbol names: FFI Z Z A Index.
Portara and CQG provide historical intraday futures data to CTAs, hedge funds, portfolio managers, quants and traders and institutions.
Portara's Main Data Products
FTSE futures data can be split into four main headings:
- Daily data - which includes either the last price or the settlement
- Intraday data – which includes trade volume
- Tick data – Trades Only - which includes only trades
- Tick data Level 1 - which includes the trades, the bid, the ask and the settle
Purchase Individual or Continuous form Data
You can purchase historical intraday QFA / Z futures data as individual contracts or in a continuous form.
Continuous 1 minute QFA / Z futures data can be formatted into back-adjusted, forward-adjusted, ratio adjusted and zero adjusted series. Portara can create bespoke rules for each futures QFA contract based on volume, open interest, tick size and calendar date variations. Control delivery month combinations, timezone settings and timestamps that follow exchange or local time globally for any location.
World's Only Data Supplier with FIVE DAILY Data Points
Portara’s standard FTSE daily futures data is made up of five data points – open, high, low, last-price and settle. Simply choose to have the daily close based on the last price or the settle depending on whether you wish follow extended sessions or just the day session.
Z Data Granularity
Portara’s FTSE intraday futures data is supplied as default in 1-minute bar. However, you may also choose other bar granularities such as 2 minute bar, 3 minute bar, 5 minute bar, 10 minute bar, 15 minute bar, 30 minute bar, hourly bar etc. You can also have us extract daily FTSE data straight from the intraday database. In this case, you would choose the session (even if you need to cross midnight) and we can supply the custom FTSE daily futures data between only between the custom session markers you choose.
Portara provides Z futures tick data in ‘Trades Only’ form or as ‘Level 1’ tick data, which includes the bids and asks. Download the tick data samples above. Our default format timestamp is to the millisecond. FTSE tick data includes price, the trade volume, and other trade indicators such as bid, ask, trade and settle.
Remember to compare the file size of trades only data to level 1 tick data as they can vary by factors of 10 to 100 fold. If you have questions simply email us and one of our technicians will guide you.
All of our historical data is updated on a daily basis up to four times per day based on your subscription level, at the end of the Asian, European, Early US and Globex session. Portara’s enterprise software solution provides timely updates to your data, along with compression, roll and custom formatting features on CQG deep history databases. Historical FTSE data updates are ready around half an hour after markets close. No exchange fees or other CQG products are necessary.
Portara's Catalogue of Historical FTSE Futures Data Z
You can view other futures, forex, ETFs and fixed income symbols and commodities from the Historical Intraday Data Download Table. If you are looking for derivatives of the FTSE or any other historical data types such as daily or tick, you can visit the other download tables here:
- Historical Daily Data Download Table
- Historical Intraday Data Download Table
- Historical Tick - Trades Only Data Download Table
- Historical Tick - Level 1 Data Download Table
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