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Intraday VIX index data

Does anyone know if intraday prices are available for spot VIX index? Maybe even if its just a price at the open of the US stock market?

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QuantConnect does not provide index data, however, QuantConnects supports retrieving Quandl data via helpers and Quandl provides CBOE/VIX data. In the backtest below CBOE/VIX data is retrieved and gets implemented with an SMA indicator. The self.Debug() statement proves that there is Open data. This should get you started:

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