[R] readcsvIts

From: Vorlow Constantinos <CVorlow_at_eurobank.gr>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 17:52:22 +0300


Hello,  

I am trying to read a .CSV file from Bloomberg of prices (for an "its" series) of the following format:  

             Date	      Price	
23/10/2006 09:59	 57.291	
23/10/2006 10:01	 57.221	
23/10/2006 10:02	 57.201	
23/10/2006 10:03	 57.231	
23/10/2006 10:04	 57.191	
23/10/2006 10:05	 57.191	
23/10/2006 10:06	 57.141	
23/10/2006 10:07	 57.081	
 
 

I get the following:  

> its.format("%d/%m/%Y %X")

[1] "%d/%m/%Y %X"
> brent<-its(readcsvIts(filename="brenthf.csv"))
Error in validObject(.Object) : invalid class "its" object: Missing values in dates
>

What am I doing wrong? Used %H:%S as well but nothing improved...  

The csv file looks fine...  

Using the latest versions of R and its library on windows XP.  

Thanks in advance,
Costas  



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