Exchange rates, euro foreign exchange reference 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 period from 1953 up to the end of 1998, the euro foreign exchange reference rates of the ECB (as of 1999) and numerous time series with exchange rates for the euro and the US dollar in around 190 different countries.

The exchange rate statistics also encompass a database in which extensive information about a country´s currency or currencies, historical currency reforms and exchange rate regimes, sub-units and the area of circulation (metadata) is recorded.

Furthermore, there are data and information concerning the values of special drawing rights from 1974.

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 dollar and in euro at both 10:30 and 15:00 London time.

The Bundesbank has been publishing in-house exchange rates since 18 November 2019. These in-house exchange rates are usually determined at around 10:00 CET on all TARGET2 operating days and published on the Bank’s website. They serve the purposes defined in the General Terms and Conditions.