Euro foreign exchange reference rates

The reference rates are usually updated by 15:00 CET on every working day, except on TARGET closing days. They are based on a regular daily concertation procedure between central banks across Europe and worldwide, which normally takes place at 14:15 CET.

Euro foreign exchange reference rates as at 28 August 2015

All currencies quoted against the euro (base currency)
Currency Spot Chart
USD US dollar 1.1268down USD
JPY Japanese yen 136.16up JPY
BGN Bulgarian lev 1.9558eq BGN
CZK Czech koruna 27.048down CZK
DKK Danish krone 7.4630up DKK
GBP Pound sterling 0.73210up GBP
HUF Hungarian forint 314.80down HUF
PLN Polish zloty 4.2405up PLN
RON Romanian leu 4.4313down RON
SEK Swedish krona 9.4953down SEK
CHF Swiss franc 1.0807up CHF
NOK Norwegian krone 9.3400down NOK
HRK Croatian kuna 7.5610up HRK
RUB Russian rouble 75.5398down RUB
TRY Turkish lira 3.2921down TRY
AUD Australian dollar 1.5789down AUD
BRL Brazilian real 4.0171down BRL
CAD Canadian dollar 1.4954up CAD
CNY Chinese yuan renminbi 7.1998down CNY
HKD Hong Kong dollar 8.7327down HKD
IDR Indonesian rupiah 15794.75down IDR
ILS Israeli shekel 4.4180down ILS
INR Indian rupee 74.5519up INR
KRW South Korean won 1327.20down KRW
MXN Mexican peso 19.0764down MXN
MYR Malaysian ringgit 4.7165down MYR
NZD New Zealand dollar 1.7477up NZD
PHP Philippine peso 52.631down PHP
SGD Singapore dollar 1.5844up SGD
THB Thai baht 40.439up THB
ZAR South African rand 14.9146up ZAR
ISK Icelandic krona - The last rate was published on 3 Dec 2008.  N/A   N/A 

The exchange rates against the euro published by the ECB are for reference purposes only.
The ECB aims to ensure that the published exchange rates reflect the market conditions at the time of the daily concertation procedure. Since the exchange rates of the above currencies against the euro are averages of buying and selling rates, they do not necessarily reflect the rates at which actual market transactions have been made.

The euro foreign exchange reference rates:

  • are published by electronic market information providers and by the ECB on its website shortly after the concertation procedure has been completed;
  • are computed using the “certain” method (i.e. EUR 1 = x foreign currency units); only one reference exchange rate (i.e. the mid-rate) for each currency is published;
  • vary, depending on the currency, in terms of the number of significant digits, reflecting market conventions. However, in most cases five significant digits are used.
  • may be published by the euro area national central banks in more comprehensive lists than the one provided by the ECB.

Latest rates

Last 90 days

Since 1999

Statistical Data Warehouse

How to parse the data in PHP

Regular expression example


<?php
    
//This is a PHP(4/5) script example on how eurofxref-daily.xml can be parsed
    //Read eurofxref-daily.xml file in memory 
    //For this command you will need the config 
    //option allow_url_fopen=On (default)
    
$XMLContent=file("http://www.ecb.europa.eu/stats/eurofxref/eurofxref-daily.xml");
    
//the file is updated daily between 2.15 p.m. and 3.00 p.m. CET
            
    
foreach($XMLContent as $line){
        if(
preg_match("/currency='([[:alpha:]]+)'/",$line,$currencyCode)){
            if(
preg_match("/rate='([[:graph:]]+)'/",$line,$rate)){
                
//Output the value of 1EUR for a currency code
                
echo'1&euro;='.$rate[1].' '.$currencyCode[1].'<br/>';
                
//--------------------------------------------------
                //Here you can add your code for inserting
                //$rate[1] and $currencyCode[1] into your database
                //--------------------------------------------------
            
}
        }
    }
?>

XML parser example


<?php
    
function StartElement($parser$name$attrs) { 
        if (!empty(
$attrs['RATE'])) {
            echo 
"1&euro;=".$attrs['RATE']." ".$attrs['CURRENCY']."<br />"
        }
    }
    
$xml_parserxml_parser_create();
    
xml_set_element_handler($xml_parser"StartElement""");
    
// for the following command you will need file_get_contents (PHP >= 4.3.0) 
    // and the config option allow_url_fopen=On (default)
    
xml_parse($xml_parserfile_get_contents ("http://www.ecb.europa.eu/stats/eurofxref/eurofxref-daily.xml"));
    
xml_parser_free($xml_parser);
?>

Example

SimpleXML.php


<?php
    
//This is aPHP(5)script example on how eurofxref-daily.xml can be parsed
    //Read eurofxref-daily.xml file in memory
    //For the next command you will need the config 
    //option allow_url_fopen=On (default)
    
$XML=simplexml_load_file("http://www.ecb.europa.eu/stats/eurofxref/eurofxref-daily.xml");
    
//the file is updated daily between 2.15 p.m. and 3.00 p.m. CET
            
    
foreach($XML->Cube->Cube->Cube as $rate){
        
//Output the value of 1EUR for a currency code
        
echo '1&euro;='.$rate["rate"].' '.$rate["currency"].'<br/>';
        
//--------------------------------------------------
        //Here you can add your code for inserting
        //$rate["rate"] and $rate["currency"] into your database
        //--------------------------------------------------
    
}
?>

Output of the code above

1€=1.1268 USD
1€=136.16 JPY
1€=1.9558 BGN
1€=27.048 CZK
1€=7.4630 DKK
1€=0.73210 GBP
1€=314.80 HUF
1€=4.2405 PLN
1€=4.4313 RON
1€=9.4953 SEK
1€=1.0807 CHF
1€=9.3400 NOK
1€=7.5610 HRK
1€=75.5398 RUB
1€=3.2921 TRY
1€=1.5789 AUD
1€=4.0171 BRL
1€=1.4954 CAD
1€=7.1998 CNY
1€=8.7327 HKD
1€=15794.75 IDR
1€=4.4180 ILS
1€=74.5519 INR
1€=1327.20 KRW
1€=19.0764 MXN
1€=4.7165 MYR
1€=1.7477 NZD
1€=52.631 PHP
1€=1.5844 SGD
1€=40.439 THB
1€=14.9146 ZAR