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Ally Invest API Documentation

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GET market/clock{.format}


This call will return the current state of the market, the time of the next state change (if the market is open), and the current server timestamp.

Authentication Required
URI Parameters
format a response format, default is xml (See Response Structure )
Example URL

Data Fields

Data Fields
Data Tag Description
Current date and time in the format of YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS.
current Current market status as “pre”, “open”, “after”, or “closed”.
next Next market status as “pre”, “open”, “after”, or “closed”.
Timestamp of next market session change.
message Message of market status as either open or closed.
unixtime Current timestamp in UNIX format.

Request Example

GET /v1/market/clock.xml HTTP/1.1
Connection: close

Response Example

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<response id="3d6644c0:1304729645c:2dc3">
2011-11-03 04:00:00</date>
Market is open Monday through Friday 9:30AM to 4:00PM EST</message>


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