Where can you find good historical charts of currency exchange rates?


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Historical currency exchange rate charts are available from a number of currency information websites such as OANDA, Currencies Direct and OzForex. The exact process for viewing the information depends on the design of the particular Web page offering the information.

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Visitors to OANDA select Currency Converter from the three options at the top of the main page. They then click the Currency Converter?s Historical Exchange Rates tab. This allows them to choose up to five currencies simultaneously, set other preferences and display the information as a graph or table.

Currencies Direct users select Currency Charts from the currency tools drop-down menu at the top of the home page. They then choose a base currency, target currency and time period. The shortest period is one to seven days, and the longest is one year. Clicking on the Create a Chart button generates a graph displaying the data corresponding to the selected time period. However, there are no tools for formatting the information in the form of a table.

From the OzForex homepage, visitors select the historical rates option from the Forex Tools drop-down menu located at the top of the home page. They then select historical exchange rates from the list of options, which opens a page where they choose the desired currencies and display period.

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