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Realtime currency API is a part of Finage most popular financial data service. We are mainly focusing on the free currency data API for developers, investors, and traders who would like to use their platform to build exchanges. 

Currency API is also called Forex APı because the main forex businesses using this data for their investors. Today we will talk about how to get a free currency API from Finage in just a few steps. I hope you will enjoy while reading this article about money exchange API.

 

How to get free currency rate API?

 

First of all, you need to sign up with a free account in Finage. You can easily go to the registration page by clicking here.

 

You can easily signup with that registration page. 

When you signup you will redirect to Finage Dashboard - We called it Moon. In Moon, you can find everything you need about Currency API. 

You can get your free forex API with Subscription- Launch Free from the bottom of the price table.

 


You can launch free your own Currency API, after you clicked you will instantly redirect the API page.

On the Moon Dashboard and, in the API section, copy the API key into the query. This is how you can make a request for currency values:

https://api.finage.co.uk/last?currencies=GBPUSD,EURUSD&apikey=YOUR_API_KEY

You can add, remove or change which currencies you want to request by putting symbols in; currencies=GBPUSD,EURUSD,... etc. Just write symbols after commas.

 

An example response is given below when you make an API request.

{
    "currencies": [{
            "name": "GBPUSD",
            "value": 1.23387,
            "change": -0.65,
            "diference": -0.008
        },
        {
            "name": "EURUSD",
            "value": 1.12195,
            "change": -0.27,
            "diference": -0.003
        }
    ],
    "lastUpdate ": "2020 - 06 - 28 T21: 20: 08 ",
    "lastUpdate_Timestamp ": "1593379208 "
}

JSON consists of the name of the currency, value, daily change, daily difference percentage, last update date, and timestamp. Tip: You can make a request to test in Moon Dashboard in the Currency API section.

 
Currencies API Symbols
 
USD (US DOLLAR) GBP (BRITISH POUND) JPY (JAPANESE YEN)
EUR (EURO) RUB (RUSSIAN RUBLE) PLN (POLISH ZLOTY)
TRY (TURKISH LIRA) NOK (NORWEGIAN KRONE) AUD (AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR)
NZD (NEW ZEALAND DOLLAR) CAD (CANADIAN DOLLAR) CHF (SWISS FRANC)
HKD (HONG KONG DOLLAR) SGD (SINGAPORE DOLLAR) SEK (SWEDISH KRONA)
MXN (MEXICAN PESO) DKK (DANISH KRONE) CNH (CHINESE YUAN)
ZAR (SOUTH AFRICAN RAND)

With Currency API you can reach over 700+ symbols just combine two symbols in the list like; GBPUSD, USDEUR, CHFAUD and etc. You can call the last price, historical data, and currency converter with the Finage free Currency API. 

Get your free Forex (Currency) API today and Start to build your own Financial Applications or Investment/Trade Platform with Finage Currency API.