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Getbhavcopy version 2.1.10a released

Posted on January 13, 2017 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (23)

Getbhavcopy version 2.1.9a, which i released couple of days back, did happen to resolve the issues with NSE data download for most of the users. However users still using Windows XP were reporting the following error message while trying to download data with version 2.1.9a:


Message Error checking version support for Getbhavcopy using static file.

Message The underlying connection was closed: An unexpected error occurred on a send.


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Getbhavcopy version 2.1.9a released

Posted on January 8, 2017 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (15)

Getbhavcopy version 2.1.9a has been released to address the below issues

  • Handle 403 Forbidden errors returned by NSE server when downloading Getbhavcopy file on 2 Jan 2017.
  • Handle 403 Forbidden error from NSE servers when download data for previous years.
  • Remove version checking dependency on my website which has a questionable uptime past 3 to 4 months.
  • Fixed few NSE Indices which chnaged on the site, which were not getting downloaded.

Thanks fo...

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Getbhavcopy version 2.1.8a released

Posted on January 17, 2016 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (63)

Getbhavcopy version 2.1.8a has been released mainly to fix the below two issues

  1. BSE Indices download gives error in few cases where the local system DateTime setting is not compatible with the way in which BSE server requires it.
  2. BSE Indices download stops working for some days prior to November 2015 - impacting historical data download.

The complete list of bugs and additional details about the issues are available at

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Getbhavcopy version 2.1.7a released

Posted on December 24, 2015 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (33)

With the number of issues faced by the community with Getbhavcopy version 2.1.6a I felt it would be best to release a new version, but in doing so, it would make sense to have some functionality released in the new version rather than simply rebuild version 2.1.6a.


So I am releasing version 2.1.7a that fixes the issue with BSE Indices data download which has been broken since a long time.


Additionally, I used this opportunity to completely automate my...

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Getbhavcopy version 2.1.6a released

Posted on December 13, 2015 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (27)

Getbhavcopy version 2.1.6a has benn released. It takes care of the below issues


1. Issue with NSE Indices data download - This was caused becase NSE changed its Indices symbols, causing the data download to fail. The original issue is fixed and I have also added additional Index symbols.


2. Issue with BSE Indices data download - This issue is partially fixed. Incides data is now being downloaded from Yahoo and not from BSE Index.


In addit...

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Gethavcopy version 2.1.5a released

Posted on March 27, 2013 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (168)

The latest version of Getbhavcopy has been released to address the following issues

  1. Gethbavcopy not downloading NSE Indices data - This was becasue recently S&P and NSE had a split, resulting in the NSE Index Symbols getting updated. This was causing an issue in Getbhavcopy, preventing it from downloading anything
  2. Getbhavcopy stops working if there is a NSE/BSE holiday in the range of start and end dates. This issue was introduced in version 2.1.4a, where I made conside...
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Getbhavcopy version 2.1.4a released

Posted on November 19, 2012 at 1:25 AM Comments comments (119)

This new version fixes the following issues

  1. BSE Indices data download issue that started when BSE updated it's website some time ago.
  2. NSE Indices data download issue that started recently because NSE changed its historical indices page

Apologies for not meeting my original commitment of releasing 2.1.4a during Diwali. i tried to resolve the issue with F&O data, but i kept running into issues and the effort involved seemed considerable. Hence decided to drop ...

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Getbhavcopy version 2.1.3a released

Posted on January 6, 2012 at 4:10 AM Comments comments (112)

This new version fixes the following issues

  1. Startup issues that were happening since past few days
  2. 501 not implemented error for VIX data download
  3. 501 not implemented error for Open Interest data downloadfor NSE Equities.

Enjoy the new version! If you feel Getbhavcopy is worth it, please donate.


I Need your Help.


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Getbhavcopy version 2.1.2a released

Posted on February 16, 2011 at 3:35 AM Comments comments (100)

NSE has updated the NSE indices data page with some additional checks that blocked Getbhavcopy. It also changed the HTML code a bit causing the Getbhavcopy parser to fail.


This has now been fixed in version 2.1.2a.


I understand the frustration you all feel when Getbhavcopy does not work, that itself speaks for the value of this software, but that I would like to make a few points clear to the community due the recent allegations I have come across

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Getbhavcopy version 2.1.1a released

Posted on November 6, 2010 at 5:58 AM Comments comments (93)

First of all apologies for the inconvenience caused due to the 403 Forbidden error message that started showing up recently. NSE has made some changes on their server side that blocked Getbhavcopy (and other similar downloaders) from downloading data.


This issue has been fixed in this alpha version and Getbhavcopy is able to download as before from NSE and BSE. I will soon some with a proper version after rearrenging my code and some additional features.


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