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How to use this website
Access to Data and Reports
On this website, data and news download is permitted to subscribers only.. Once users are recognised, access to the STOXX Data, Reviews and Reports will be permitted, according to the relevant privileges.
FTP and HTTP Download
For security reasons, FTP (File Transfer Protocol) access to STOXX Data is not permitted. Therefore, the only communication protocol that lets data files be downloaded from the STOXX servers is HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol); that is how the browsers typically surf the web. In fact, manual download of a data file just requires a mouse click on the corresponding icon.
Automating Data Download
Automatic data download is facilitated by accepting the user credentials as "Basic Authentication" header. It is therefore not necessary nor recommended to write download scripts which emulate a browser login session.
To schedule a periodic download of one or more files, the easiest way is to install an HTTP Download Manager on the local computer. HTTP Download Managers can be easily found on the Internet, either as proprietary applications or freeware Open Source software.
A suitable Download Manager must allow to specify username and password for Basic Authentication. There you have to provide your email address as username and the password you chose during the MySTOXX subscription process. Beware that with a wrong username/password, the download appears to succeed but the file contains the HTML code of the login page rather than the requested data.
Note also that some download managers require a special option to send
username/password immediately to the server without waiting for an
For example, recent versions of GNU Wget
Automating Download with cURL
If you do not already have a Download Manager at your disposal,
we recommend the Open Source product "cURL".
It is a powerful commandline tool available as ready-to-use packages for a large
variety of platforms at
To download a datafile from the STOXX website, use the commandline
If you must go through a proxy in order to reach the Internet, add the commandline switch