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Fetch historic crypto asset data from CoinMarketCap

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Python module to fetch historic crypto asset market data from CoinMarketCap. To reduce traffic extracted data is cached. Furthermore loading the required pages is threaded for performance improvement. Returns Pandas DataFrames with dates as index. As symbols are not unique, the website slug is used.


See requirements.txt file for additional dependencies:


Pip Installation:

$ pip install cryptoassetdata

To install from source:

$ git clone
$ pip install -r requirements.txt
$ python install


Sample code to plot Ethereums Open data

import cryptoassetdata
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

def available_assets():
    # As Symbols are not unique, the website slugs are used.
    # Get a list of available crypt assets

def plot_ethereum_price():
    # get_historic_data takes an array containing asset slugs, start and end date of the data.
    # fill_na specifies if the DataFrame contains only dates the assets were traded, or every date
    # in the specified date range. A dictionary containing a DataFrame for every is returned.
    data = cryptoassetdata.get_historic_data(["ethereum"], "01/01/2017", "12/31/2017", fill_na=True)
    ethereum = data['ethereum'].Open # Get open data from Ethereum
    ethereum.plot() # Display plot



Please see the CHANGES.txt for a list of all changes.


The project is licensed under the GPLv3 License. See LICENSE.txt for more details.

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