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OANDA Exchange Rates API


The OANDA Exchange Rates API (hereafter, the API) is a RESTful API, which provides access to OANDA’s daily and real-time exchange rate data. The API is accessed via HTTP. Using the API, you may programmatically request rates which you may process and save in a format that works for your organization. For example, you can insert the rates into your own database/caching system or into files, such as a Comma Separated Value file (CSV).

What’s New?

In Version 2 of the API, we now support real-time exchange rates and daily candles aligned at any 15 minute boundaries. Contact us at to upgrade your account and access these features.

This API returns data in your choice of three formats: JSON, XML and CSV.

The API’s base URL is:

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