Historical Data

We offer a vast repository of historical market data drawn from global exchanges. The majority of this data was collected directly from exchange feeds with no consolidation or filtering. Our data offering includes futures, bonds, foreign exchange, indices, equities, and various exchange-traded strategies. Decades of daily data and many years of intraday data, including tick and best bid/ask, is available for download.

CQG Data Factory

Local daily and intraday historical databases for futures, forex, and cash.

The Portara Powerhouse

Easily create continuous and actual data in any time frame and any format.

Any Backtesting Platform

Seamless integration into any third-party application globally.

Historical Data Products Comparison


CQG Data Factory


Data Orders

Individual instruments

Any custom date range Full, from inception


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Data Delivery

FTP download


Background download


Daily updates

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Data Format


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Custom formatting

Data Products

Daily bars, V/OI

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Intraday minute bars

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Time and Sales


Individual contracts

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Continuation data

Active continuation by request ‌‍‍‍‍

Custom parameters continuation

Data Manipulation Tools   ‌‍‍‍‍
Charting   ‌‍‍‍‍
Data Location

Local drive

Raw data Local copy

Data export option

n/a ‌‍‍‍‍
Delivery Time Varies Background download
Pricing Model Price per symbol, per calendar month Monthly subscription

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