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How to stop tickers from being converted to wrong RICs

Converting a list of tickers into RICs for regular data pulls, running into issue of get_symbology() converting some into the incorrect ticker (e.g. ADOC is converted to ADOC.PA instead of ADOC.O). Is there a way to avoid this without manually finding the exceptions and having to look up the correct RIC each time?

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Instead of get_symbology method of Eikon Data APIs library, I suggest using RDP Library for search, lookups and symbology conversion. I sense that you're focused on US stocks and would like to eliminate all international matches when using a stock ticker. Here's an example using RDP Library that strictly interprets the input as a US stock ticker:

import refinitiv.dataplatform as rdp 
rdp.open_desktop_session('MY_APP_KEY') 
rdp.lookup(view = rdp.SearchViews.EquityQuotes,
           scope = 'USStockTicker',
           terms = 'MSFT,AAPL,GOOG,IBM,ADOC',
           select = 'RIC')

| RIC
AAPL | AAPL.OQ
ADOC | ADOC.OQ
GOOG. | GOOG.OQ
IBM. | IBM.N
MSFT. | MSFT.OQ

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@mani.sabapathi

One ticker can be mapped to several RICs.

data = ek.get_symbology(["ADOC"], from_symbol_type="ticker", to_symbol_type="RIC", bestMatch=False, raw_output=True)
data

When using the get_symbology in Eikon Data API, ADOC can be mapped to the following RICs.

{'mappedSymbols': [{'RICs': ['ADOC.PA',    'ADOC.O',    'ADOC.OQ',    'ADOC.PH',    'ADOC.B',    'ADOC.Z',    'ADOC.ZY',    'ADOC.DG',    'ADOC.DY',    'ADOC.PA1',    'ADOC.N',    'ADOC.A',    'ADOC.DF',    'ADOC.C',    'ADOC.MW',    'ADOC.P',    'ADOC.ARC',    'ADOC.NB',    'ADOC.ITC',    'ADOC.BAT',    'ADOC.BYX',    'ADOC.EI',    'ADOC.BT1',    'ADOC.LTS',    'ADOC.MEM',    'ADOC.MP',    'ADOCEUR.VIp^J18'],   'bestMatch': {'error': 'No best match available'},   'symbol': 'ADOC'}]}

ADOC.O is also on the list.

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