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Foreign Exchange

An overview of Foreign Exchange 

  • Refinitiv's Foreign Exchange (FX) Pricing Data offers exclusive access to specialist Foreign Exchange data, and the tools to manage trading analysis, risk, and operations.
  • Our Foreign Exchange content offers comprehensive coverage of all financial reference, real-time pricing, historical pricing, and indices data relating to the trading of currencies, and currency derivative instruments; both listed and Over-The-Counter.
  • Refinitiv's FX content offers exclusive broker and trading venue pricing that delivers unmatched levels of market insight.

Key facts 

  • Data format
    CSV
    HTML
    Java Script Object Notation (JSON)
    PDF
    SQL
    Text
    XML
  • Delivery mechanism
    API
    Cloud
    Deployed/Onsite Servers
    Desktop
    Digital Files
    FTP
  • Publishing frequency
    15-Minute
    20-Minutes
    Conflation
    Daily
    End of Day
    Event-Based
    Inter-day
    Intra-day
    On Demand
    Real-Time

Features & Benefits

What you get with Foreign Exchange 

  • Refinitiv's Foreign Exchange content covers real time prices for 175 currencies, from over 2,000 contributors for all key asset types.
  • Unrivaled price discovery – From the tradable matching venues of EBS and exclusively Refinitiv Dealing and Matching to market leading brokers and OTC prices.
  • Superior Forwards content including best-in class NDF curve data, analytics and pricing from multiple brokers and bank sources across a range of non deliverable markets.
  • Over 35 years of inter-day price history data, 30 days worth of full tick data and three months of one-minute interval data.
  • FX Buzz with intraday forward-looking analysis and commentary, focusing on flow, trade ideas, rumours, technical analysis and opinion.
  • Exclusive Emerging Market data – From developing frontier markets e.g. Africa, South East Asia and developing markets e.g. CIS/China, CEE and LatAm.
  • Unrivalled Implied Volatility data – Leading brokers and sell side institutions including GFI and TFS/ICAP.
  • Reuters Polls covering FX, Economic and Central Bank forecasts, provide up-to-the minute coverage into market activity to anticipate rate moves.
  • Refinitiv FX Blended Spot Composite provides the single most comprehensive source of indicative market rates, created from the largest Spot FX liquidity pool on the market (with average daily spot volumes traded, upwards of $120M).
  • Refinitiv data offers real-time pricing for 175 currencies, from over 2,000 contributors, for FX Spot Rates, FX Cross Rates, FX Forward Swaps, FX Fixings, FX Locking Rates, Currency Warrants, FX NonDeliverable Forwards (NDFs), FX OTC Options, FX Volatility Fixings, FX Volatility Surfaces, and Currency Indices.
  • WM/Refinitiv FX benchmarks provide accurate data for more than 150 currencies — distributed throughout the day and available to subscribers of Eikon and real-time feeds, plus other third-party providers.

How it works

 Accessing the dataset

This dataset can be used by the following products. Talk to us to learn more about different packages and offerings.

Refinitiv Data Platform

The Refinitiv Data Platform delivers a single, consistent data experience to access, distribute and build with Refinitiv and third party data. With cloud-enabled platform capabilities and flexible distribution options, the Refinitiv Data Platform enables faster deployment of applications, greater scale with workflow-critical analytics and a reimagined approach to technology innovation, data distribution and management.
Data Formats:
Java Script Object Notation (JSON)
Delivery Mechanisms:
API
Publishing Frequencies:
15-Minute
Event-Based
Real-Time
End of Day
20-Minutes
Inter-day
Intra-day
Conflation

Refinitiv DataScope

Refinitiv DataScope is a strategic custom delivery platform that supports a full cross-asset offering for pricing, reference data, and derived analytics. Covering all major asset classes, including fixed income, equities, futures and options, money, funds, loans, CDS/IRS and OTC equity options, as well as corporate actions data, estimates, entity data and news, Refinitiv DataScope Select provides flexible extraction capabilities, including file customization, scheduling and trigger options, intraday snaps and third-party entitlements. Cross-platform support is available for data retrieval and includes a zero-footprint web interface, FTP connection (internet or private network (BT Radianz (MPLS) or Delivery Direct) and API internet client server. Fee-liable, subject to terms and conditions.
Data Formats:
CSV
XML
Delivery Mechanisms:
FTP
API
Publishing Frequencies:
On Demand
End of Day
Intra-day

Datastream

One single solution where top down macro research meets bottom up analysis for greater insights and profits. Datastream Provides robust analytics tools, intuitive charting application as well as seamless MS®Office integration.
Data Formats:
CSV
XML
Text
Delivery Mechanisms:
FTP
API
Publishing Frequencies:
On Demand

Knowledge Direct

Knowledge Direct API uses industry standard protocols (SOAP and XML) to deliver Refinitiv content for inclusion within internal or external client applications. Using XML request/response, clients can access a comprehensive offering of company and economic Data (fundamentals, estimates, significant developments, etc.), market data, news and quotes and the associated capabilities, including charts, search and timeseries.
Data Formats:
Text
Delivery Mechanisms:
FTP
Publishing Frequencies:
Daily

Refinitiv Quantitative Analytics

Refinitiv Quantitative Analytics – a powerful, scalable platform to manage, maintain and integrate quantitative analysis and investment data.
Data Formats:
SQL
Delivery Mechanisms:
Deployed/Onsite Servers
Cloud
Publishing Frequencies:
Daily

Refinitiv On Demand

Refinitiv On Demand is a delivery channel for Refinitiv content and capabilities enabling clients to customize the information they want to receive on a bespoke basis. Refinitiv On Demand provides a consultative approach to provide efficient, timely custom solutions to help clients make informed decisions. The final reports and analysis are delivered to clients via email.
Data Formats:
CSV
PDF
Text
Delivery Mechanisms:
Digital Files
Publishing Frequencies:
On Demand

Eikon

Refinitiv Eikon delivers a powerful combination of information, analytics and exclusive news on financial markets – delivered in an elegant and intuitive desktop and mobile interface.
Data Formats:
HTML
Delivery Mechanisms:
API
Desktop
Publishing Frequencies:
Real-Time
End of Day
Inter-day

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