Currencylayer provides an easy-to-integrate REST API with real-time and historical exchange rates for 168 world currencies and precious metals, delivered in lightweight and highly portable JSON format and compatible with any application, framework or language.
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What is currencylayer?
Currencylayer provides a JSON-based REST API, delivering reliable and accurate currency exchange rates for 168 world currencies and precious metals at an affordable price, which makes it the perfect instrument for startups and online businesses, as well as for larger companies in need of reliable financial data via an easy to use interface. The currencylayer API is widely used to power financial departments, mobile applications and back-office systems around the world.
Who runs it?
The currencylayer API is a product built and maintained by APILAYER LTD, a young technology company aiming to build a variety of reliable and essential data interfaces (APIs) and make them affordable for both startups and larger companies. APILAYER LTD is headquartered in the United Kingdom, with offices in London and Vienna, Austria.
How accurate is currencylayer Forex data, and where does it come from?
To ensure maximum accuracy and reliability, currency exchange rate data is collected from several major forex data vendors in real-time, bid/ask prices are blended algorithmically, and rates are monitored and validated around the clock.
The currencylayer API was built to deliver high-standard and reliable market data for personal use, and for financial purposes like planning, estimates, shopping carts, invoicing, currency converter applications, and much more.
However, please be aware that no warranties can be made regarding accuracy and all data is provided for informational purposes only. Be sure to read the Terms & Conditions (https://currencylayer.com/terms) before subscribing to this service or using the API.
How often are exchange rates refreshed? (https://currencylayer.com/product)
Exchange rate data is collected within the 60-second market window. Depending on your Subscription Plan, exchange rates are refreshed every 60 minutes (Free & Basic Plan), 10 minutes (Professional Plan), or 60 seconds (Enterprise Plan).
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