GetIbovStocks {BatchGetSymbols}R Documentation

Function to download the current components of the Ibovespa index from Bovespa website

Description

This function scrapes the stocks that constitute the Ibovespa index from the wikipedia page at http://bvmf.bmfbovespa.com.br/indices/ResumoCarteiraTeorica.aspx?Indice=IBOV&idioma=pt-br.

Usage

GetIbovStocks(
  do.cache = TRUE,
  cache.folder = file.path(tempdir(), "BGS_Cache"),
  max.tries = 10
)

Arguments

do.cache

Use cache system? (default = TRUE)

cache.folder

Where to save cache files? (default = file.path(tempdir(), 'BGS_Cache') )

max.tries

Maximum number of attempts to download the data

Value

A dataframe that includes a column with the list of tickers of companies that belong to the Ibovespa index

Examples

## Not run: 
df.ibov <- GetIbovStocks()
print(df.ibov$tickers)

## End(Not run)

[Package BatchGetSymbols version 2.6.1 Index]