Historical Intraday Market Price Data

FirstRate Data is a leading provider of high-resolution intraday stock market, crypto, futures, options and FX data. We source our historical stock data directly from major exchanges and fully adjust for both splits and dividends. Futures, options and ETF datasets are also sourced from co-located servers in major exchanges.
All datasets are rigorously tested for accuracy and completeness.
Our historical intraday data solutions are research-ready and used by traders, hedge funds and academic institutions. We offer 1-minute, 5-minute, 30-minute, 1-hour, and 1-day intraday stock data as well as intraday futures, options, ETFs, and FX data going back 15 years, and tick data going back 10 years.

About Our Historical Intraday Price Data and Tick Data

Historical Stock Data

As of July 2024 we offer historical 1-minute, 5-minute, 30-minute, and 1-hour intraday bars as well as daily bar data for 13293 stock tickers (including over 7000 delisted tickers) starting January 2000. All tickers in the S&P500, Nasdaq100, Dow Jones Industrials,and Russell 3000 indices and included. Tickers previously included in the indices as well as delisted tickers are also included.

For ETFs, we provide historical 1-minute data for 2500+ tickers back to 2000.

Each 1-minute bar has OHLCV (open/high/low/close/volume) data which is aggregated from trades executed on major exchanges as well as four dark pools.
For tick data, each tick contains the timestamp, trade price, volume and exchange code (please see our stock tick data page for details on tick data.

Out-of-hours trade data is included, and prices and volumes are adjusted for splits and dividends.

Sample data for two weeks is available for all tickers (please navigate to the ticker page and click on the 'Download Sample' link).

For all ticker bundles, we provide a full-featured historical stock data API for efficient downloading.

Historical Options Data

Our options data offering covers options on over 5800 US stocks and indices. The data is arranged into option chains which list all the options for a given ticker in order of expiry and strike.
Traded option prices, as well as bid/ask quotes, and full Greeks (delta, gamma, vetga, theta, rho) for each option are provided.
For full details and samples, visit our Historical Options Data product page.

Historical Futures Data

For futures, we carry 1-minute, 5-minute, 30-minute, 1-hour, and 1-day historical bars as well as daily bar data for the most active 130 contracts (as of July 2024) starting back to 2007.
We provide both individual futures contracts as well as a continuous futures series with prices adjusted for the price gaps from rolling contracts (this series is best suited to long timeframe backtesting of futures trading strategies).

Historical Index Data

For US indices we provide 1-minute, 5-minute, 30-minute and 1-hour OHLC bars back to 2005 (depending on the index). Data is available for 115 major US indices.

For international indices we provide 1-minute OHLC bars back to 2007 (depending on the index) for 110 major indices.

Historical Forex Data

For historical FX data, we cover the 70 most active FX crosses back to 2010.

We offer data by both individual ticker and by bundles. Bundles aggregate multiple intraday data sets for a specific niche - for example our Complete Stocks Bundle contains all 10,000+ tickers we carry.

Data Access (Web Download and API)

We provide two methods for accessing the data:
- Web download : customers are provided with a unique customer download page with links to zip archives for the data.
- API access (bundles only) : a full-featured API is available for customers that wish to access the data via programmatic script or from statistics packages such as Studio R. (note the historical data API serves zip archives of data files and not raw data).

Data Format

All data is in zipped csv (comma-separated value) files. These files are compatible with Excel and most trading, backtesting, charting, and quantitative analysis applications.

Data files are available for immediate download upon purchase.

Data can easily be converted to TradeStation, MetaStock, NinjaTrader, AmiBroker, Wealth-Lab formats, and for use in many other popular trading software applications as well as popular analysis tools/languages such as python, pandas and R / R Studio. Files for stocks and ETFs include out-of-hours trades.
For minute-by-minute data, bars with zero volumes (ie no trades) are excluded to reduce filesizes.
For efficient downloading we offer an API for downloading data in our bundles.


All datasets are updated daily with updates for the trading day available by 11pm EST. The only exception is continuous adjusted futures datasets which are updated weekly.


All data is in US Eastern Timezone (ie EST/EDT depending on the time of year) except for FX and crypto data which is in UTC.