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You will pay a lot for these guys but that's what large financial institutions use to price their futures. Pricing plans, timing and regional coverage depends on the vendor. They all pull prices from various exchanges. Reuters IDC Bloomberg Unfortunately it happens that these guys would pull the wrong settlement price from the various exchanges they feed ...
Bloomberg or datastream are the only possible sources.
This data isn't free obviously, but Euronext (the index provider) might be inclined to give you this information if it's for academic purposes. It's advertised on their website here: https://www.euronext.com/fr/market-data/products/end-day-index-data
As you said yourself, Yahoo finance provides the historical stock data. The only thing left is to know the historical composition of the CAC40. This information can be extracted from the french wikipedia site about the CAC40, or from the source @jean-paul-sartre mentioned. In my answer I will concentrate on how to scrap the information. Some time ago I ...
You can try Quandl. They have a nice API to R and Python which you can use to do the data-wrangling.
I'm not sure if you are looking for the components only or if you want more data, like the weights in the index. Unfortunately, unlike most other data on the web, it's hard to get any good financial data for free. The only easy way is to pay for accessing it through a financial data provider such as Bloomberg (with MEMB function when you select an index). ...
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You can find dataset you need on QUANDL (although some data service is for paying, it is a good data source and not expensive); there are a lot of fundamentals data, surely all you need and you download them in CSV format too. I also know that they provide different frequencies and so even the quarterly frequency. The only problem is that you have to ...
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