Exchange rates, euro reference exchange rates, gold
The Bundesbank's exchange rate statistics represent a collection of current and historical exchange rates. These include, for example, the historical DM exchange rates of the Frankfurt Exchange for the time span 1953 up to the end of 1998 and, as of 1999, the ECB's reference exchange rates for the euro. For member states of the euro area, irrevocable euro exchange rates were set when the euro was introduced. Furthermore, the Statistical Supplement 5 “Exchange rate statistics” contains effective euro exchange rates, data on the exchange rates and currencies of over 190 different countries and information on special drawing rights and exchange rate arrangements.
Daily gold prices from the London Bullion Market are listed as of 1968. The fixing rates per fine ounce (1 oz. tr. = 31.1034768 g) are reported in US dollars and in euro at 10.30 and 15.00 London time.