Yahoo Finance decided to discontinued their API services last week and cause a lot of spreadsheets and Excel around the world to break including mine. lol. SGX data is very expensive hence Google Finance does not provide it and others charge a fee for it. (formerly SGX cafe) is paying thousands for the licensing fee – The True Cost of Being Free.

Kyith from Investment Moats was kind enough to come out with a workaround by pulling all the SGX stock price from his own site/server – Yahoo Finance Data Shuts Down – My Modification to My Stock Portfolio Tracker. However, that is slightly overkilled (loading 1022 stocks) if I am only interested in a few stocks’ price.

While looking online for another alternative for SGX data, I saw people recommending Alpha Vantage and decided to give it a try. It is actually very easy to set up and I also found a