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Mastering Python for Finance by James Ma Weiming

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Gathering the EUROX STOXX 50 Index and VSTOXX data

STOXX Limited publishes the historical daily end-of-day index prices on their website at http://www.stoxx.com/data/historical/historical_benchmark.html.

The "STOXX Europe 600 (all regions)" historical daily data can be obtained at http://www.stoxx.com/download/historical_values/hbrbcpe.txt under Benchmark Indices of the Historical Data category of the website. The EURO STOXX 50 Index can be found within this data file.

The VSTOXX historical daily data can be obtained at http://www.stoxx.com/download/historical_values/h_vstoxx.txt. The EURO STOXX 50 Volatility link is found under Strategy Indices of the Historical Data category of the website.

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