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ECB Euro Foreign Exchange Reference Rates

The ECB Euro Foreign Exchange Reference Rates are determined by the ECB for 31 currencies based on a daily concertation procedure between central banks within and outside the European System of Central Banks. Only one reference rate (mid-rate) is published for each currency, and all currencies are quoted against the euro (EUR 1= x foreign currency units). The reference exchange rates are for information purposes only (i.e. not for usage for transaction purposes). The daily concertation procedure takes place at 14:15 CET (15:15 Greece time).

Until 30 June 2016, the reference rates were published on the ECB website as well as by online market data providers (Reuters, Bloomberg, etc.) shortly after completion of the concertation procedure. These reference rates, were also reproduced by the Bank of Greece on its own website.

To access the «ECB Εuro Foreign Εxchange Reference Rates» reproduced on the Bank of Greece website, up to 30 June 2016, click here.

From 1 July 2016, by decision of the ECB (Press release of 7 December 2015), the ECB’s Euro Foreign Exchange Reference Rates are published on the ECB website at around 16:00 CET (17:00 Greece time). As of the same date, the Bank of Greece ceased publication of the ECB’s euro foreign exchange reference rates on its own website.

Current as well as past foreign exchange reference rates can be accessed on the ECB website.