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data stream navigator

Hi,


i am running the following code

ds.get_data(tickers='<.HSI>', fields=['PI','PE'], kind=0)


i keep getting ds is not defined error. no issues if i use ek. but i want to pull data from ds


Thank you

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@ken03

Thanks for reaching out to us.

You need to import the DatastreamPy package, set a username and password, and then call that function.

import DatastreamPy as DSWS
ds = DSWS.Datastream(username = "<username>", password = "<password>)
ds.get_data(tickers='<.HSI>', fields=['PI','PE'], kind=0)

The DatastreamPy library is available at https://pypi.org/project/DatastreamPy/.

The output is:

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I hope that this information is of help.


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@Jirapongse thank you very much for your quick response. Can i check with you for the username and password is there any way i can store it in a notepad and then retreive it with a config parser, just like the method in eikon? i am hoping to not have to put the username and password explicitly in the codebook but rather have it read from a notepad so that username and password is not exposed. Thank you

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@ken03

Yes, you can.

Typically, I stored them in the text file and then set them in the DSWS.Datastream method.

f=open("account.txt","r")
row = f.readline()
field = row.split(",")
username = field[0]
password = field[1]
ds = DSWS.Datastream(username = username, password = password)

The content in the account.txt is:

<usernmae>,<password>

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