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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 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
  • 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
  • Bars: Minute level Bars for period OHLC and average for last 30 days
  • Ticks: Bid, Ask, Mid ( summarized at minute level) for last 30 days
  • Central Bank Rates: Available for Mexico, UnitedStatesAM, UnitedStatesPM, Canada, Europe, Russia, Poland, Romania, Hungary, Chile, Czech, Australia

Data Coverage

This API includes data that covers the following:
Real-Time Currency Forward Rates
  • Real-Time Currency Forward Rates require a special licence in addition to one of the subscriptions above. If you need to get Forward Rates
  • select a subscription and click this option. This license costs $229 per month.







This is a new version of XigniteCurrencies. If you're looking for XigniteCurrencies documentation, please refer to the previous version's documentation.