Exchange Rate Information API

Exchange Rate Information API

"The Exchange Rate Information API offers real-time and historical foreign exchange rates, empowering applications with precise cross-currency conversion for financial transactions."

About the API:  

In the intricate web of international trade, travel and financial transactions, the Exchange Rate Information API becomes an indispensable tool that provides a reliable conduit for accessing real-time and historical exchange rates. This comprehensive overview delves into the capabilities, potential applications and intrinsic benefits of integrating the FX API into various systems and applications, offering users a window into the dynamic world of global finance.

The Exchange Rate Information API is a specialized service designed to provide accurate and up-to-date exchange rate information. By leveraging this API, users gain the ability to access a wealth of financial data, enabling seamless currency conversions within applications and systems.

At the core of its functionality, the API provides real-time exchange rates for an extensive list of currencies. This ensures that users receive accurate and timely information to meet their currency conversion needs.

The API facilitates access to historical exchange rate data, providing insight into currency fluctuations over specific time periods. This feature is invaluable for financial analysis, identifying trends and evaluating historical performance.
Cross-currency conversion:

By supporting a wide range of currencies, the API simplifies cross-currency conversion. Users can effortlessly calculate and convert values between currencies, ensuring accurate financial transactions.

Integration with the Exchange Rate Information API enhances the user experience on platforms that involve currency-related interactions, such as e-commerce websites or financial applications.

The Exchange Rate Information API is designed for easy integration and provides comprehensive documentation and support for users. With clear guidelines and code samples, integrating the API into applications becomes a straightforward process that minimizes development time and effort.

In conclusion, the Exchange Rate Information API stands as an essential tool in the global finance and trading landscape. By providing real-time and historical data on exchange rates. Users can create applications that improve financial transparency, facilitate international transactions and provide users with the information needed to navigate the complexities of the global economy. Whether it's optimizing pricing strategies, enabling cross-border transactions or providing valuable information on market trends, the FX API contributes to a more connected and informed financial ecosystem.

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

It will receive parameters and provide you with a JSON.

 

What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Financial applications: Deploy the API in financial applications to obtain real-time exchange rates and provide users with accurate currency conversions.

    E-commerce platforms: Enhance e-commerce websites by integrating the API for dynamic pricing, displaying product prices in users' local currencies.

    Travel applications: Enable travelers to make informed decisions by incorporating the API into travel applications, providing up-to-date exchange rates.

    International transactions: Facilitate international transactions in banking and finance by using the API to obtain accurate conversions between currencies.

    Expense management systems: Integrate the API into enterprise expense management tools, ensuring accurate currency conversions and financial reporting.

Are there any limitations to your plans?

  • Basic Plan: 1,000 API Calls. 1 request per second.

  • Pro Plan: 3,000 API Calls. 1 request per second.

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  • Premium Plan: 21,000 API Calls. 1 request per second.

API Documentation

Endpoints


To use this endpoint just run it and you will get the available currencies.



                                                                            
GET https://zylalabs.com/api/2970/exchange+rate+information+api/3128/supported+currencies
                                                                            
                                                                        

Test Endpoint

API EXAMPLE RESPONSE

       
                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"list":["ADA","AED","AFN","ALL","AMD","ANG","AOA","ARS","ATS","AUD","AWG","AZM","AZN","BAM","BBD","BCH","BDT","BEF","BGN","BHD","BIF","BMD","BND","BOB","BRL","BSD","BTC","BTN","BWP","BYN","BYR","BZD","CAD","CDF","CHF","CLF","CLP","CNH","CNY","COP","CRC","CUC","CUP","CVE","CYP","CZK","DEM","DJF","DKK","DOGE","DOP","DOT","DZD","EEK","EGP","ERN","ESP","ETB","ETH","EUR","FIM","FJD","FKP","FRF","GBP","GEL","GGP","GHC","GHS","GIP","GMD","GNF","GRD","GTQ","GYD","HKD","HNL","HRK","HTG","HUF","IDR","IEP","ILS","IMP","INR","IQD","IRR","ISK","ITL","JEP","JMD","JOD","JPY","KES","KGS","KHR","KMF","KPW","KRW","KWD","KYD","KZT","LAK","LBP","LINK","LKR","LRD","LSL","LTC","LTL","LUF","LUNA","LVL","LYD","MAD","MDL","MGA","MGF","MKD","MMK","MNT","MOP","MRO","MRU","MTL","MUR","MVR","MWK","MXN","MXV","MYR","MZM","MZN","NAD","NGN","NIO","NLG","NOK","NPR","NZD","OMR","PAB","PEN","PGK","PHP","PKR","PLN","PTE","PYG","QAR","ROL","RON","RSD","RUB","RWF","SAR","SBD","SCR","SDD","SDG","SEK","SGD","SHP","SIT","SKK","SLE","SLL","SOS","SPL","SRD","SRG","STD","STN","SVC","SYP","SZL","THB","TJS","TMM","TMT","TND","TOP","TRL","TRY","TTD","TVD","TWD","TZS","UAH","UGX","UNI","USD","UYU","UZS","VAL","VEB","VED","VEF","VES","VND","VUV","WST","XAF","XAG","XAU","XBT","XCD","XDR","XLM","XOF","XPD","XPF","XPT","XRP","YER","ZAR","ZMK","ZMW","ZWD","ZWL"]}
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

Supported currencies - CODE SNIPPETS


curl --location --request GET 'https://zylalabs.com/api/2970/exchange+rate+information+api/3128/supported+currencies' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 

    

To use this endpoint you must indicate 2 currencies along with a date in the parameter.



                                                                            
GET https://zylalabs.com/api/2970/exchange+rate+information+api/3129/currencies+rate
                                                                            
                                                                        

Currencies rate - Endpoint Features
Object Description
base [Required]
target [Required]
date [Required]
Test Endpoint

API EXAMPLE RESPONSE

       
                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"date":"2023-05-10","from":"USD","to":"EUR","rate":0.9119159024001383}
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

Currencies rate - CODE SNIPPETS


curl --location --request GET 'https://zylalabs.com/api/2970/exchange+rate+information+api/3129/currencies+rate?base=USD&target=EUR&date=2023-05-10' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 

    

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 Exchange Rate Information 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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To use this API the user must indicate 2 currencies along with a date to obtain the rate.

The Exchange Rate Information API is a specialized service that provides real-time and historical data on foreign exchange rates.

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