Exchange rates

Exchange rates available online:

Several databases also have exchange rates (current/spot and forward):

  • Search Global Financial Database It has daily and monthly exchange rates for many different countries, in some cases going back hundreds of years.
  • Use WRDS and select Foreign Exchange Rates.
  • Use Datastream – select Category as Exchange Rates
  • Use Bloomberg
    Hit the Currency Market Sector key (Yellow) and then hit GO/EnterFor the best and worst performing currencies relative to a selected currency,type WCRS and hit GO

Economic databases also provide exchange rate date: UK Data Service (formerly Economic and Social Data Service) provides IMF monthly, quarterly and annual data.

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