troubleshooting Question

Downloading Files from https Website.

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Assuming I have a userID and Password, how do I download files from this website to my hard disk?
https://www.stoxx.com/document/CustomisedIndices/Current/Large%20Mid%20Indices

I have a Powershell script like this.  It's called Test2.ps1

$client = New-Object System.Net.WebClient
$client.Credentials = New-Object System.Net.NetworkCredential("icw.marketdata@thomsonreuters.com", "Reuters123")
$Client.DownloadFile('https://www.stoxx.com/document/CustomisedIndices/Current/Large%20Mid%20Indices/close_natp_20160113.csv','C:\Test\close_natp_20160113.csv')
$client.DownloadFile('https://www.stoxx.com/document/CustomisedIndices/Current/Large%20Mid%20Indices/open_l3700v_20160113.csv','C:\Test\open_l3700v_20160113.csv')

which I call with a batch file like this.  The batch file is in the same directory as the Powershell script and is called Test.bat

@ECHO OFF
PowerShell.exe -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command "& '%~dpn0.ps1'"
PAUSE

When I run this the files contain HTML and javascript rather than data.
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