Experimenting with stock market indices
The next step is to use your own data. An easy and interesting resource is to download historical indices data from the BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) site. You can save the data as CSV files. The daily data will look something like what follows:
Save this sheet in CSV format as BSE-indices.csv. This file can be easily imported as a data set in R, though the date field needs to be explicitly identified.