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
Packages By special request  
Data Delivery
FTP download    
Background download    
Daily updates    
Data Format
Custom formatting    
Data Products
Daily bars, V/OI    
Intraday minute bars    
Time and Sales    
Individual contracts    
Continuation data Active continuation by request  
Custom parameters continuation    
Data Manipulation Tools    
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