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Real-Time and Historical Foreign Currency Exchange Rates API (Forex/FX)

This forex rates API offers real time and historical quotes for currency exchange rates (FX). It provides support for more than 170 currencies and over 29,000 currencies pairs.

Key Features

  • Real-time currency FX exchange rate quotes - Bid, Ask, Mid, Spread
  • Real-time Spot quotes for major trading currencies
  • Latest calculated cross rates by bridging major currencies EUR/USD, USD/JPY, GBP/USD, AUD/USD, USD/CHF and USD/CAD
  • Currency forward rates for major pairs
  • Currency converter utility for conversion using real-time or historical rates
  • Daily historical currency exchange rates
  • Daily official cross rates published by central banks
  • Ability to get intra-day, end of day and historical OHLC (Open, High, Low, Close)
  • Minute level Bars and Ticks for last 30 days
  • All rates timestamped in UTC

Key Benefits

  • Use a trusted, industry-standard forex rates API used by hundreds of other firms
  • Access institutional quality real time forex rates through an easy-to-use API
  • Get Daily rates for FX geo-market (New York, London, Tokyo, Sydney, Singapore etc.) that you need
  • Easily embed real time foreign exchange rates data in your applications-, including spreadsheets, websites, mobile apps and other corporate applications
  • Dramatically reduce time to market for apps that need forex rates data
  • Eliminate the pains and complexity of legacy feeds by using cloud APIs
  • Developer documentation and additional info available on our dedicated forex API pages

Data Coverage At-A-Glance

  • Asset Classes: Currencies, Forex, FX
  • Spot Exchange Rates for more than 170 global currencies
  • Currency Forward Rates: Tomorrow Next, Spot Next, One to Three Weeks, One to Twelve months, One to Two years for major pairs
  • Central Bank Official Rates: Available for Mexico, UnitedStatesAM*, UnitedStatesPM*, Canada, Europe, Russia, Poland, Romania, Hungary, Chile, Czech, Australia.*As the Federal Reserve Bank of New York stopped publishing foreign exchange rates on 31 December 2008, official rates for the United States are only available for historical periods prior to that date.
  • Exchanges Covered: FX OTC market
  • Historical Rates: Daily historical rates, for anytime in a 24 hour day, are available starting Jan 4 2010. Daily historical rates as of London midnight are available starting Jan 4 1999.

Key Data Points

  • Real-Time FX Rates: Currency Pair Symbol, UTC Date and Time, Quote Type (Spot/Calculated), Mid-Rate, Bid, Bid Time, Ask, Ask Time, Spread
  • Historical FX Rates: Currency Pair Symbol, UTC Date and Time, Open, High, Low, Close, Period average - summarized at Daily, Weekly, Quarterly and Yearly periods
  • Forward Rates: Expiration, Bid, Mid, Ask, Spot Rate, Points (premium or discount of the forward rate to the spot rate, in PIPs - 1/10,000 units)
  • Bars:Currency Pair Symbol, UTC Date and Time, Open, High, Low Close, Average, Volume
  • Ticks: Currency Pair Symbol, UTC Date and Time, Bid, Ask, Mid ( summarized at minute level) for the last 30 days








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