The forex api has long been a reliable tool for data-driven investors. Many rely on their real-time data flow and create clean commercial applications. Unfortunately, one day Yahoo decided to discontinue its service and put a huge price tag on getting data from them.

Fortunately, the world has not stopped, and there are some great new APIs that can provide you (often) free of charge financial data!

Let’s look at 6 alternative financial APIs:

Alpha Vantage

What happens when you bring the community of researchers, developers and business analysts together? A free financial API with real-time and historical data on stocks, foreign exchange (FX), digital assets. They have great support from third-party developers, and different integrations are available on KitHub from enthusiastic supporters. Fans are impressed by its ease of use, the variety of functions and the quality of the data and service – all of which are free!

World Trade Data

It is a great database for collecting financial prices from all over the world. World Trade Data provides historical and real-time information, with intraday updates refreshing from minute to hour. They also provide updates on currency prices. It is appreciated for the reliability and variety of their service. Their basic package is free, but if you need additional data, you need to sign up for a payment plan.


400,000 customers can’t be wrong- Quantal is the best data source for financial and economic analysis. Their datasets are used by the best hedge funds, asset managers and investment banks. They provide vital financial data and alternative datasets to enterprise customers. One of the main advantages of Quantal is that they provide information in different formats, so the analyst can choose what works best for them without the need to spend time on changing datasets. Anonymous API users have 20 calls per 10 minutes or 50 calls per day. Signing up means 300 calls per 10 seconds, 2,000 calls per 10 minutes and 50,000 calls per day.

 EOD Historical data:

 It is real-time and historical data from stock and also mutual funds. It covers more than 60 plus stock changes, and 120 plays cyptocurrency and 120,000 symbols and 50+ for pair. To test, you can get Zero cost API access, and they required a monthly subscription with a basic price from $9.99 month.


 It offers a great chance to get complete market data, and it is small, but it will be a highly developing index and provide a new look at the dark and another reach market for the average trader. It launched in response to different questionable trading practices across the public wall street.