One way to get historical data into an XLTrader template is to import a comma separated variable or CSV file.


Forex traders who have access to MetaTrader4 can use that program to download a historical data csv that gets regularly updated. With the 72711 release of XLTools those files can now be easlily read into an XLTrader template and using a using a template provided, the CSV opened, read and the new data pasted into the XLTrader spreadsheet at regular intervals. Its like a real-time feed.


The swiss bank Dukascopy is another website that provides free historical data. XLTools can now easily import a CSV downloaded from Dukascopy.com

Importing CSV's using XLTools