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2014-03-03 12:48:16

If I assign multiple industries to the same symbol (separating them with "|") which industry will it pick up when i use "comp" function with "industry()" grouping? I am basically trying to incorporate different industry classifications (global one like GICS and a domestic classification).

Or as a feature suggestion, would it be better if QS adds industry1, industry2, etc to the symbol info fields to take care of multiple classifications?

2014-03-03 13:18:51


Best Answer
You cannot separate industries using "|" (like indices). You can for example store other industry data in "NameX" fields, or a custom database.

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