APIs and Operations
Licensing
Specific exchange data feed agreements and licenses are required for most global exchanges. Please see the Data Coverage section for details.
CUSIP and ISIN are licensed identifiers and require a license from S&P Capital IQ in applicable regions.
Related Products
XigniteGlobalQuotes: Delayed equity quotes from global exchanges
XigniteGlobalHistorical: Historical equity prices from global exchanges
XigniteBATSRealTime: Real-time equity quotes from BATS Exchange
Data Sources
Global real-time data is licensed by Xignite from the respective exchanges.

U.S. and Global Real Time Quotes API

This API offers real-time quotes for equities trading for U.S. and international exchanges. In addition to stock quote (bid/ask) data, the API also provides intraday tick data, volume and time weighted average prices and other market statistics including open, high, low, close, and other data for active equities, depository receipts and ETFs.

Key Features

  • Real-time quotes data for one or multiple securities at a time
  • Security identification by symbol, CUSIP, ISIN, or Valoren
  • Timestamps provided in local market time with a UTC offset
  • Indicator for most liquid exchange
  • Intraday Volume Weighted Average Price (VWAP) tick data
  • Summarized tick data by second, minute or hourly customized periodicity/bars
  • Automatic split-adjustment of previous day data
  • Top Market Movers

Key Benefits

  • Use a single easy-to-use API to obtain stock quotes for global exchanges
  • Easily embed real-time quotes in your applications--including spreadsheets, websites, mobile apps and other corporate applications
  • Dramatically reduce time to market for apps that need real-time equity prices
  • Eliminate the pains and complexity of legacy feeds by using cloud APIs

Data Coverage At-A-Glance

  • Asset Class: Equities, ETFs (as traded by those exchanges)
  • Exchanges Covered:
    • North America: NYSE, NYSE MKT, NASDAQ, OTCBB
    • Global: BATS Chi-X Europe. Please contact sales for additional exchanges.

Key Data Points

  • Security: Name, CIK, Symbol, ISIN, valoren, market, most liquid exchange indicator, Industry
  • Stock Quote: Bid, bid size, ask, ask size, last, previous close, previous close date, change, percent change, open, high, low, close, volume, currency, market date and time, UTC offset, 52 week high/low, trading halted indicator
  • Bars: Open, high, low, close, volume, number of trades, TWAP , VWAP

Data Coverage

This API includes data that covers the following:
BATS Chi-X Europe Exchange**
  • Most liquid securities across 15 European Exchanges representing a 25% Market Share
NASDAQ: US**
  • Includes NASDAQ and OTC Markets
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)**
  • Includes NYSE
  • NYSE MKT and NYSE Arca







This is version 3 of XigniteGlobalRealTime. If you implemented this service prior to September 27, 2013, please refer to the previous version's documentation.