Historical Exchange Rates API

Fixer historical exchange rates API for getting historical currency rates starting from 1999
Get access to the database made by Fixer and take advantage of the historical exchange rates API with the purpose of getting historical currency rates starting from 1999. This database has global data coverage available. With this system customers are able to filter determined by YYYY-MM-DD, base and symbols to receive the response output customers would like. It is used by small business, medium business and enterprises, several ideas of the type of company that uses the data are investment platforms, news websites, business platforms, exchange rate analysis platforms, business analysts, investment analysis and forecasting, and more. The customers use the API in the investment, forex and business industry. There are boundless projects that are being built with the use of the historical exchange rates data. Developers continue to come with new ideas for using the data, here we have some potential cases; applications, website plugins, business platforms, investment services, forex platforms, forex analysis, currency rate forecasting, machine learning projects and more and certainly there are much more clients can think about.

Historical Exchange Rates API endpoints



To be able to get a data response as in the example response, customers need to connect with the historical forex data endpoint by sending a GET data request to the endpoint; /api/YYYY-MM-DD using the required parameters. The parameter table explains the applicable objects and parameters output descriptions. Using your API key parameter and connecting to it with your private API key, you can begin receiving data using any of the major programming languages. To apply for the request, place the API endpoint in the browser.

API filtering parameters for historical exchange rates data

Find below the filtering methods available in relation to the historical exchange rates API.

Data objects for historical exchange rates API

Make an API call by using the different parameters available and make use of the table to understand the objects with their related description.
Objects Description
success Returns true or false depending on whether or not your API request has succeeded.
historical Returns true if a request for historical exchange rates was made.
date Returns the date for which historical rates were requested.
timestamp Returns the exact date and time (UNIX time stamp) the given rates were collected.
base Returns the three-letter currency code of the base currency used for this request.
rates Returns exchange rate data for the currencies you have requested.

Historical exchange rates response output

Example response of the endpoint request. More data is available, it is limited to make it more readable. Subscribe to the system to gain access to the full output response.
    "success": true,
    "historical": true,
    "date": "2013-12-24",
    "timestamp": 1387929599,
    "base": "GBP",
    "rates": {
        "USD": 1.636492,
        "EUR": 1.196476,
        "CAD": 1.739516


Use any of the filter parameters to filter the historical exchange rates data that is required. The API system delivers response as JSON file format and for languages such as; phyton, r, matlab, c++, node. Js, go, php, haskell, net, java, javascript, typescript, tensorflow and ruby there are SDKs available, simply request it and it is sent by email quickly.

Historical Exchange Rates API pricing

Make contact with the API provider to request for access to samples and trials of it so that you can work with the API ahead of determining to buy the full API access. The sample access is not unlimited but should be able to give you a decent insight into the complete system.

Cost and price of the API

The API by Fixer is available monthly from $14.99 with secure payment and prompt access.
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Further details

The database has history until from 1999, this allows customers to get historical historical exchange rates data with the API as well.

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