In-Depth Toolkit

Market Data Charts Training

Make sure you've been added to the IDT user list - to get on the list go to iSite and submit an access request.

Step By Step Guide

  • Step 1: Log into iSite, and click on 'Create New->Market Data Charts' (top-right): Create New Market Data Chart
  • Step 2: Add a name for your chart: Add a name for your chart
  • Step 3: Click the 'Launch Market Data Chart Builder' link in the 'Chart Builder' box: Launch the Market Data tool
  • Step 4: In the new window, choose your required Stock Exchange: Choose your Exchange
  • Step 5: Enter a company name or ticker symbol: Enter a company ticker symbol

    Choose a company from the list if necessary:

    Choose a company from the list

    You must then click the search button.

  • Step 6: After clicking the search button, your chart will be generated: Add a name
  • Step 7: If you're happy with your chart, click 'Save and Exit' in the top-right (see screenshot above). You will be returned to iSite.
  • Step 8: You should now create an image of your chart.

    Click on the 'Launch image generator' link:

    Add a name

    You should see the Image Generator building your chart image:

    Add a name

    When complete, you should see your chart. You can now close the Image Generator and return to iSite.

    You should now see a URL to an image in the 'Image Generator' box, as below:

    Add a name
  • Step 9: Now you can copy the 'Include Path', to put into a CPS page later: Add a name
  • Step 10: Now in CPS, add an 'Include File' to your page: Add a name

    Paste the include path from iSite into the 'Web' field, then put a name in the Title field.

    Add a name

    You should now have an IDT Market Data chart included in your CPS page.

Using Market Data charts

Create charts based on stock market data.

The IDT Market Data tool allows journalists to generate market data charts for the following stock exchanges: London, Paris, New York and Frankfurt.

Some example Market Data charts are shown below.

Exchange: London, Company: Tesco (TSCO), 1 day

Example Market Data Chart

Exchange: Paris, Company: Credit Agricole (ACA), 1 day

Example Market Data Chart

Exchange: Frankfurt, Company: BMW (BMW), 1 day

Example Market Data Chart

Exchange: New York, Company: Apple Inc. (AAPL), 1 day

Example Market Data Chart