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Render current foreign exchange rates from the European Central Bank as ledger market values.

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# ledger-fx-rates

Render [current foreign exchange rates](https://www.ecb.europa.eu/stats/exchange/eurofxref/html/index.en.html) from the European Central Bank as [ledger market values](www.ledger-cli.org/3.0/doc/ledger3.html#Commodities-and-Currencies).

ledger-fx-rates output is compatible with any software that uses the ledger journal format, including [hledger](http://hledger.org/).

## Install

ledger-fx-rates requires Python 2.7 or later and only depends on the standard library.

Download the [latest release](https://github.com/benwebber/ledger-fx-rates/releases/latest) or install with pip:

` pip install ledger-fx-rates `

## Usage

Output rates for the Euro (EUR):

` $ ledger-fx-rates P 2017-02-09 AUD EUR 0.71608 P 2017-02-09 BGN EUR 0.51130 P 2017-02-09 BRL EUR 0.30004 P 2017-02-09 CAD EUR 0.71347 P 2017-02-09 CHF EUR 0.93703 P 2017-02-09 CNY EUR 0.13622 P 2017-02-09 CZK EUR 0.03701 P 2017-02-09 DKK EUR 0.13450 P 2017-02-09 GBP EUR 1.17523 P 2017-02-09 HKD EUR 0.12055 P 2017-02-09 HRK EUR 0.13388 P 2017-02-09 HUF EUR 0.00324 P 2017-02-09 IDR EUR 0.00007 P 2017-02-09 ILS EUR 0.24952 P 2017-02-09 INR EUR 0.01401 P 2017-02-09 JPY EUR 0.00833 P 2017-02-09 KRW EUR 0.00082 P 2017-02-09 MXN EUR 0.04575 P 2017-02-09 MYR EUR 0.21069 P 2017-02-09 NOK EUR 0.11254 P 2017-02-09 NZD EUR 0.67554 P 2017-02-09 PHP EUR 0.01874 P 2017-02-09 PLN EUR 0.23204 P 2017-02-09 RON EUR 0.22249 P 2017-02-09 RUB EUR 0.01591 P 2017-02-09 SEK EUR 0.10545 P 2017-02-09 SGD EUR 0.66116 P 2017-02-09 THB EUR 0.02671 P 2017-02-09 TRY EUR 0.25325 P 2017-02-09 USD EUR 0.93528 P 2017-02-09 ZAR EUR 0.06974 `

Output rates for a different currency:

` $ ledger-fx-rates CAD P 2017-02-09 AUD CAD 1.00365 P 2017-02-09 BGN CAD 0.71664 P 2017-02-09 BRL CAD 0.42053 P 2017-02-09 CHF CAD 1.31334 P 2017-02-09 CNY CAD 0.19092 P 2017-02-09 CZK CAD 0.05187 P 2017-02-09 DKK CAD 0.18852 P 2017-02-09 EUR CAD 1.40160 P 2017-02-09 GBP CAD 1.64720 P 2017-02-09 HKD CAD 0.16897 P 2017-02-09 HRK CAD 0.18764 P 2017-02-09 HUF CAD 0.00454 P 2017-02-09 IDR CAD 0.00010 P 2017-02-09 ILS CAD 0.34973 P 2017-02-09 INR CAD 0.01964 P 2017-02-09 JPY CAD 0.01168 P 2017-02-09 KRW CAD 0.00115 P 2017-02-09 MXN CAD 0.06412 P 2017-02-09 MYR CAD 0.29531 P 2017-02-09 NOK CAD 0.15773 P 2017-02-09 NZD CAD 0.94684 P 2017-02-09 PHP CAD 0.02626 P 2017-02-09 PLN CAD 0.32523 P 2017-02-09 RON CAD 0.31185 P 2017-02-09 RUB CAD 0.02229 P 2017-02-09 SEK CAD 0.14779 P 2017-02-09 SGD CAD 0.92668 P 2017-02-09 THB CAD 0.03744 P 2017-02-09 TRY CAD 0.35496 P 2017-02-09 USD CAD 1.31089 P 2017-02-09 ZAR CAD 0.09775 `

## Tips

### Using include to organize your ledger

Append the daily rates to a separate file:

` $ ledger-fx-rates >> ~/.ledger-fx-rates.dat `

In your main ledger file, include the file above:

` include .ledger-fx-rates.dat `

### Scheduling updates

The ECB updates these rates around 16:00 CET (15:00 UTC) on trading days.

## License

MIT

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