createholidays

Create trading calendars

Description

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createholidays(Filename,Codefile,InfoFile,TargetDir,IncludeWkds,Wprompt,NoGUI) programmatically generates the market-specific holidays.m files (from FinancialCalendar.com financial center holiday data) without displaying the interface.

Note

To use createholidays, you must obtain data, codes, and info files from http://www.FinancialCalendar.com trading calendars. The data files must be in the required MATLAB® format.

Examples

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Use createholidays to create holidays*.m files from My_datafile.csv in the folder c:\work. Weekends are included in the holidays list based on the input flag INCLUDEWDKS = 1

createholidays('FinancialCalendar\My_datafile.csv',...
'FinancialCalendar\My_codesfile.csv',...
'FinancialCalendar\My_infofile.csv','c:\work',1,1,1)

Input Arguments

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Data file name, specified using a character vector.

Data Types: char

Code file name, specified using a character vector.

Data Types: char

Info file name, specified using a character vector.

Data Types: char

Target folder where to write the new holidays.m files, specified using a character vector.

Data Types: char

Option to include weekends in the holiday list, specified using a numeric with value 0 or 1. Values are:

  • 0 – Do not include weekends in the holiday list.

  • 1 – Include weekends in the holiday list.

Data Types: logical

Option to prompt for the file location for each holiday.m file that is created, specified using a numeric with value 0 or 1. Values are:

  • 0 – Do not prompt for the file location.

  • 1 – Prompt for the file location.

Data Types: logical

Run createholidays without displaying the Trading Calendars user interface, specified using a numeric with value 0 or 1. Values are:

  • 0 – Display the GUI.

  • 1 – Do not display the GUI.

Data Types: logical

Introduced in R2007b