Live and Historical Commodities Rates API

Live and Historical Commodities Rates API

The Live and Historical Commodities Rates API provides real-time and historical data for global commodity prices. The API covers a wide range of commodities, including precious metals, energy, agricultural products, and more. It's easy to use and integrate with any application.

API description

About the API:

Our Live and Historical Commodities Rates API provides real-time and historical data for global commodity prices. The API covers a wide range of commodities, including precious metals, energy, agricultural products, and more. This makes it a valuable tool for businesses and individuals in the commodity trading and investing space.

The API is designed to be easy to use, making it accessible to developers of all skill levels. It can be easily integrated with any application, such as a website, mobile app, or server-side application, via a simple API call. The API also supports multiple programming languages, allowing you to choose the one that best suits your needs.

The API provides real-time data on commodity prices, which is essential for businesses and investors that need to make quick decisions based on market conditions. The API also provides historical data, which can be used for analysis, research, and backtesting of trading strategies.

This API is perfect for businesses that operate in the commodity trading and investing space, such as commodity traders, investment firms, financial institutions, and research organizations. It can be used for a variety of purposes, such as risk management, price forecasting, and market analysis.

Overall, our Live and Historical Commodities Rates API is a powerful tool for businesses and individuals in the commodity trading and investing space. With real-time and historical data on a wide range of commodities, this API makes it easy to stay informed and make informed decisions based on market conditions.



What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

This API will allow you to query for live and historical prices based on the commodity of your choice. Check our supported symbols and start making your queries. 

 

What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Commodity trading: Use the API to access real-time and historical data on commodity prices to inform trading decisions and execute trades.

  2. Risk management: Use the API to access historical data on commodity prices to analyze market trends and identify potential risks, allowing for proactive risk management.

  3. Price forecasting: Use the API to access historical data on commodity prices to create models for forecasting future prices, which can be used for financial planning and investment decisions.

  4. Market analysis: Use the API to access real-time and historical data on commodity prices to analyze market conditions and identify opportunities for investment.

  5. Supply chain management: Use the API to access real-time and historical data on commodity prices to inform purchasing decisions and manage inventory.

  6. Research: Use the API to access historical data on commodity prices for academic research or business intelligence purpose.

Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides API call limitations per month, there are no other limitations.

API Documentation

Endpoints


Check all the available symbols for your queries. This endpoint retrieves all the supported commodities and currencies as well. 



                                                                            
GET https://zylalabs.com/api/7/live+and+historical+commodities+rates+api/30/supported+symbols
                                                                            
                                                                        
Supported Symbols - Endpoint Features
Object Description

Check the real-time exchange rate data updated every 60 seconds with this endpoint. 

 

Note: All the commodities rates you get need using ANY currency as a base currency (base parameter) need to be divided by 1
We return the values based on the base currency. For example, for 1 USD the return is a number like 0.00055307742 for Gold (XAU).
To get the gold rate per troy ounce in USD: 1/0.00055307742 = 1808.06 USD



                                                                            
GET https://zylalabs.com/api/7/live+and+historical+commodities+rates+api/31/latest+rates
                                                                            
                                                                        
Latest Rates - Endpoint Features
Object Description
base [Required] Enter the three-letter currency code or commodity code of your preferred base currency. Check Symbols endpoint
symbols [Required] Enter a list of comma-separated currency codes or commodity codes to limit output codes. Check Symbols endpoint

Historical rates are available for most symbols all the way back to the year 2021. You can query the API for historical rates by appending a date (format YYYY-MM-DD) to the base URL.

Note: All the commodities rates you get need using ANY currency as a base currency (base parameter) need to be divided by 1
We return the values based on the base currency. For example, for 1 USD the return is a number like 0.00055307742 for Gold (XAU).
To get the gold rate per troy ounce in USD: 1/0.00055307742 = 1808.06 USD



                                                                            
GET https://zylalabs.com/api/7/live+and+historical+commodities+rates+api/32/historical+rates
                                                                            
                                                                        
Historical Rates - Endpoint Features
Object Description
base [Required]
symbols [Required]
date [Required]

With this endpoint, you will be provided with daily historical rates between two dates of your choice. 

Note: This endpoint has a limitation of 365 days per range, and only can provide one symbol information per request.

All the commodities rates you get need using ANY currency as a base currency (base parameter) need to be divided by 1
We return the values based on the base currency. For example, for 1 USD the return is a number like 0.00055307742 for Gold (XAU).
To get the gold rate per troy ounce in USD: 1/0.00055307742 = 1808.06 USD



                                                                            
GET https://zylalabs.com/api/7/live+and+historical+commodities+rates+api/33/time-series
                                                                            
                                                                        
Time-Series - Endpoint Features
Object Description
start_date [Optional] The start date of your preferred timeframe.
end_date [Optional] The end date of your preferred timeframe.
base [Optional] Enter the three-letter currency code or commodity code of your preferred base currency
symbols [Optional] Enter the three-letter currency code or commodity code of your preferred base currency

Using the fluctuation API endpoint, you will be able to retrieve information about how prices fluctuate from day to day.
This endpoint has a limitation of 365 days and only one symbol per request



                                                                            
GET https://zylalabs.com/api/7/live+and+historical+commodities+rates+api/34/fluctuation
                                                                            
                                                                        
Fluctuation - Endpoint Features
Object Description
start_date [Optional] The start date of your preferred timeframe.
end_date [Optional] The end date of your preferred timeframe.
base [Optional] Enter the three-letter currency code or commodity code of your preferred base currency
symbols [Optional] Enter the three-letter currency code or commodity code of your preferred base currency

Allows you to query the API to get the open, high, low, and close price.
This endpoint has a limitation of one symbol per request.



                                                                            
GET https://zylalabs.com/api/7/live+and+historical+commodities+rates+api/35/open-high-low-close+%28ohlc%29+price
                                                                            
                                                                        
Open/High/Low/Close (OHLC) Price - Endpoint Features
Object Description
base [Optional] Enter the three-letter currency code or commodity code of your preferred base currency
symbols [Optional] Enter the three-letter currency code or commodity code of your preferred base currency

API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the Live and Historical Commodities Rates API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.

Headers

Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.


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