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 31 July 2015

All currencies quoted against the euro (base currency)
Currency Spot Chart
USD US dollar 1.0967up USD
JPY Japanese yen 136.34up JPY
BGN Bulgarian lev 1.9558eq BGN
CZK Czech koruna 27.031down CZK
DKK Danish krone 7.4615up DKK
GBP Pound sterling 0.70410up GBP
HUF Hungarian forint 308.30down HUF
PLN Polish zloty 4.1435up PLN
RON Romanian leu 4.4048down RON
SEK Swedish krona 9.4622down SEK
CHF Swiss franc 1.0565down CHF
NOK Norwegian krone 9.0015up NOK
HRK Croatian kuna 7.5920down HRK
RUB Russian rouble 66.8596up RUB
TRY Turkish lira 3.0485up TRY
AUD Australian dollar 1.5140up AUD
BRL Brazilian real 3.6974up BRL
CAD Canadian dollar 1.4310up CAD
CNY Chinese yuan renminbi 6.8102up CNY
HKD Hong Kong dollar 8.5032up HKD
IDR Indonesian rupiah 14866.29up IDR
ILS Israeli shekel 4.1440up ILS
INR Indian rupee 70.3382up INR
KRW South Korean won 1287.41up KRW
MXN Mexican peso 17.7473down MXN
MYR Malaysian ringgit 4.2015up MYR
NZD New Zealand dollar 1.6769up NZD
PHP Philippine peso 50.146up PHP
SGD Singapore dollar 1.5082up SGD
THB Thai baht 38.571up THB
ZAR South African rand 13.9210up 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€=1.0967 USD
1€=136.34 JPY
1€=1.9558 BGN
1€=27.031 CZK
1€=7.4615 DKK
1€=0.70410 GBP
1€=308.30 HUF
1€=4.1435 PLN
1€=4.4048 RON
1€=9.4622 SEK
1€=1.0565 CHF
1€=9.0015 NOK
1€=7.5920 HRK
1€=66.8596 RUB
1€=3.0485 TRY
1€=1.5140 AUD
1€=3.6974 BRL
1€=1.4310 CAD
1€=6.8102 CNY
1€=8.5032 HKD
1€=14866.29 IDR
1€=4.1440 ILS
1€=70.3382 INR
1€=1287.41 KRW
1€=17.7473 MXN
1€=4.2015 MYR
1€=1.6769 NZD
1€=50.146 PHP
1€=1.5082 SGD
1€=38.571 THB
1€=13.9210 ZAR