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This article describes how to obtain quotes for non-United States securities. Specifically, securities from the following countries:
Shares in non-U.S. companies are often traded on a U.S. exchange as well as the non-U.S. exchange. If a non-U.S. security is traded on a U.S. exchange, when you find the U.S. ticker symbol you receive the quote information from the U.S. exchange in U.S. dollars.
If you want to retrieve the value from a non-US exchange, you must specify the non-U.S. country code followed by the non-U.S. symbol. For example, to do this for a Canadian security, type the following line:
CA:xyzIn this example, xyz is the ticker symbol for the security.
Valid country codes available on MSN Money Investing include:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/140511/ )How to find symbols for preferred and other investment types in Microsoft Money and in MSN Money
Article ID: 163870 - Last Review: January 19, 2007 - Revision: 3.3