2017-08-22 Switched from http to https. The site is now available
2017-03-29 Added social media sharing and citing buttons. Added QR-codes.
2016-04-08 New HTML5 based responsive design replaces old XHTML based layout.
e.g. Euro symbol.
2013-09-06 Small facelift for logos and icons.
2007-11-15 The time range of change and volatility data is extended from one to
automatically stores the selected currency pair into preference cookies.
2006-07-18 Tabbed user interface for
2006-04-24 New visualization added:
New Turkish lira added to the list of tracked
2004-10-26 Rates has been renamed to RatesFX, new domain name ratesfx.com.
The backend system and all support scripts have been completely
rewritten. All Mathematica coding replaced by Perl. Page layout
has been changed. The site is no longer hosted at the
University of Tampere, Finland
(many thanks for hosting Rates for almost a decade!).
2004-08-17 RatesFX beta site opens at http://www.ratesfx.com/.
2001-12-07 Analysis of Euro currencies (Dutch guilder, Finnish markka,
French franc, German mark, Greek drachma, Spanish peseta) removed.
New Zealand dollar,
added. Nine new currencies added to the
exchange rate converter.
Euro currency added to the list of tracked
currencies page. Old ECU page removed.
Currency names and symbols page
Swedish krona has been added to the list of
tracked currencies. Saudi rial was also dropped from this list.
1997-09-11 The number of available currencies in the
exchange rate converter increased
to over fifty.
High-Low Position Index
indicator added. This measure can be found on all Exchange rate tables
valuation survey form
This form makes it easier to give multiple opinions at once.
1996-08-09 Added a system that gathers users' opinions on current currency
valuations. The form is located at
Site search facility improved.
1996-07-25 Predicted future exchange rates are highlighted if they are relatively
close by the current exchange rate.
indicator added to Data Menu page (moved to
1996-05-24 Yet another trifling web award,
RatesFX Red Paw Award,
established. Winners are listed on the
Currency resources page.
1996-05-09 Added charts for the most important currencies. These currencies are
listed on the
Foreign exchange rate data menu
New highs and lows summary page added.
Key cross currency exchange rate
table page added.
What's new page added.