Excel VBA web scraping

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Option Explicit
Public Sub GetRates()
Dim html As HTMLDocument, hTable As HTMLTable ‘<== Tools > References > Microsoft HTML Object Library

Set html = New HTMLDocument

With CreateObject(“MSXML2.XMLHTTP”)
.Open “GET”, “https://uk.investing.com/rates-bonds/financial-futures”, False
.setRequestHeader “If-Modified-Since”, “Sat, 1 Jan 2000 00:00:00 GMT” ‘to deal with potential caching
html.body.innerHTML = .responseText
End With

Application.ScreenUpdating = False

Set hTable = html.getElementById(“cr1”)
WriteTable hTable, 1, ThisWorkbook.Worksheets(“Sheet1”)

Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

Public Sub WriteTable(ByVal hTable As HTMLTable, Optional ByVal startRow As Long = 1, Optional ByVal ws As Worksheet)
Dim tSection As Object, tRow As Object, tCell As Object, tr As Object, td As Object, r As Long, C As Long, tBody As Object
r = startRow: If ws Is Nothing Then Set ws = ActiveSheet
With ws
Dim headers As Object, header As Object, columnCounter As Long
Set headers = hTable.getElementsByTagName(“th”)
For Each header In headers
columnCounter = columnCounter + 1
Select Case columnCounter
Case 2
.Cells(startRow, 1) = header.innerText
Case 8
.Cells(startRow, 2) = header.innerText
End Select
Next header
startRow = startRow + 1
Set tBody = hTable.getElementsByTagName(“tbody”)
For Each tSection In tBody
Set tRow = tSection.getElementsByTagName(“tr”)
For Each tr In tRow
r = r + 1
Set tCell = tr.getElementsByTagName(“td”)
C = 1
For Each td In tCell
Select Case C
Case 2
.Cells(r, 1).Value = td.innerText
Case 8
.Cells(r, 2).Value = td.innerText
End Select
C = C + 1
Next td
Next tr
Next tSection
End With
End Sub

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