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Currency Exchange Rates

Exchange rates have been in the business news a good deal recently, so we  reviewed the various sources available to create the following FAQ answer.

Where do I find exchange rates? 

Many specialist financial databases provide exchange rate data, as do databases with an economic/country focus, and several free online resources. 

The most detailed database is Bloomberg – not surprising as it provides  information to foreign exchange professionals. (Click on image below to expand)

Bloomberg Currency

While Bloomberg has the greatest detail of exchange rates and related currency market data, the best source to choose will depend on several factors: the number of exchanges rates of interest, the timescale and frequency required, and level of detail.

  1. markgreenwood
    31 January 2011 at 2:23 pm

    FAQ answer Where do I find exchange rates? updated thanks to feedback from Jack Hyland of Dublin City University Library

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