GetPreviousTradingDayEnd()

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GetPreviousTradingDayEnd()

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Definition

Returns the end date and time of the previous trading session regarding the time passed in the methods parameters.

 

Method Return Value

A DateTime structure representing the previous trading days end date and time

 

Syntax

GetPreviousTradingDayEnd(DateTime timeLocal)

 

Warning:  This method is resource intensive and should ONLY be reserved for situations when calculations would be limited to a few specific use cases.  For example, calling this method for each bar in the OnBarUpdate() method would NOT be recommended.

 

 
Parameters

timeLocal

An DateTime structure which is used to calculate the current trading day

 

 

Examples

ns


protected override void OnBarUpdate()
{
  if (Bars.IsFirstBarOfSession)
  {
    DateTime previousEndDate = TradingHours.GetPreviousTradingDayEnd(Time[0]);
 
    Print(string.Format("The current bars date is {0} - the previous trading session ended on {1}", Time[0], previousEndDate));
  }
  //Output:  The current bars date is 2/18/2015 12:35:00 PM - the previous trading session ended on 2/17/2015 3:15:00 PM
}