Historical Platinum Intraday Futures Data (PLA)

Historical Intraday Platinum Futures Data (PLA)

Contract Specs:

Platinum (PLA)
Exchange: NYMEX
Sector: Metal
Tick Size: 0.1
Tick Value: 5 USD
BPV: 50
Denomination: USD
Decimal Place: 1

Symbol Dates:

Data Type Start Date End Date Sample Data
Daily: 1972 Aug 22 Current Download
Intraday: 1987 Sep 01 Current Download
Tick – Trades Only: 1987 Sep 01 Current Download
Tick – Level 1: 1987 Sep 01 Current Download

Platinum Facts

Platinum, element symbol PT, is a heavy, precious, silver-white metal. Platinum is soft and malleable with a high melting point and resistant to corrosion and chemicals. Platinum futures are commodities contracts traded on the NYMEX exchange (PLA) and the TOCOM Exchange (TPL, TPM). Platinum is one of the most valuable elements in the world, and considered one of the most costly precious metal commodities.

Sources: Brittanica, Investopedia

Platinum Historical Futures Data – Format Details

Portara provides platinum historical intraday futures for CTAs, hedge funds, portfolio managers, quants and traders and institutions.

Platinum futures data can be split into three main headings:

  • Platinum daily futures data – which includes either the last price or the settlement
  • Platinum intraday futures data – which includes trade volume
  • Platinum tick data – which can include the bid, ask and settle

You can purchase historical platinum intraday data as individual contracts or in a continuous form.

Continuous platinum data can be formatted into back-adjusted, forward-adjusted, ratio adjusted and zero adjusted series. Portara can create bespoke rules for each platinum futures 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.

Portara’s standard 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.

Portara’s platinum 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 platinum daily 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 platinum daily futures data between only between the custom session markers you choose.

Portara provides platinum tick data in ‘Trades Only’ form or as ‘Level 1’ tick data, which includes the bids and asks. platinum sample data can be downloaded above. Our default format timestamp is to the millisecond. Platinum 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 platinum 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.

Updates

All of our historical data is updated on a daily basis four times per day at the end of the Asian, European, Early US and Globex session. Portara’s enterprise software solution provides timely updates to your platinum futures data, along with compression, roll and custom formatting features on CQG deep history databases. Platinum historical data updates are usually ready around half an hour after markets close. No exchange fees or other CQG products are necessary.

You can view other intraday symbols from the Historical Intraday Data Download Table. If you are looking for other historical platinum data types such as daily or tick, you can visit the other download tables here:

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