Currency Converter

Category: Finance

How many Drachmas in a Dinar? How many Rupees can you get for a hundred Rubles? In what countries are the official currencies called the Zloty and the Punt? A visit to the Universal Currency Converter will answer all these questions - read on!

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Universal Currency Converter

The Universal Currency Converter, an online service of Xenon Labs since 1995, helps you calculate how much any amount of one currency is worth in another currency. The service is available in English, German, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian and Swedish, and supports every known world currency -- 180 currencies in over 250 geographical locations!

You may have seen other currency converters on the Net, but Xenon's Universal Currency Converter (UCC) is the Internet's most popular. That's because their sources are live, real-time rate feeds containing data from foreign exchange markets around the world. And since the feed is global, a currency's exchange rate can be updated even when the markets of its home country are closed. Oh, and of course the UCC is a free service.

The Interactive Currency Table

If you're travelling for business or pleasure, the UCC can tell you what to expect when you're cashing in Deutsche Marks for Dollars. But suppose you, like most AskBobRankin readers, having above-average intelligence and stunning good looks decide to embark on a whirlwind tour of 37 countries. You don't want to look up all 37 currencies one by one, right? That's where the Interactive Currency Table comes in handy.

The Interactive Currency Table lets you to view cross-rate tables of several dozen major currencies in the base currency of your choice. This means you can quickly find out how much your currency is worth all over the world with just a few clicks. It even has historical data so you can see how the rates have changed over time.

The Currency Update Service

Could life get any better for the jet setter? But of course! Xenon's Currency Update Service lets you sign up for free daily doses of international exchange rate info by email. Sign up and each business day, you'll get a currency rate update deposited in your inbox.

The Personal Currency Assistant

Do you make purchases from online stores where the prices are listed in a currency other than your own? The Personal Currency Assistant is a pop-up browser window that accompanies you while you surf the Web, allowing you to perform quick currency conversions no matter where you go.

The Travel Expenses Calculator

This free tool helps you process your travel expenses. The Travel Expenses Calculator allows you to process your expenses as soon as you get back from your trip, and helps ensure you don't underclaim.

The Credit Card Charges Calculator

This free tool helps you determine your financial institution's charges for foreign exchange transactions processed using your credit card. The Credit Card Charges Calculator invaluable companion to the Travel Expenses Calculator.


Do you follow stock exchanges around the world? CNN's World Business Today website offers convenient access to the DOW, NASDAQ, FTSE, XETRA-DAX, CAC, NIKKEI, and HANG SENG markets. You'll also find current news bulletins on European, US, Asia/Pacific and Latin American economies.

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20 Aug 2008

The Currency website you mention is the best on the internet. I have no association but use it myself regularly.

Thanks for being there... a clever website.

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The Oanda Currentcy Convertor is another great example.

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