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Overview

Company
9/10
Customer Support
9/10
Prices
9/10
Products and Services
9/10
Portfolio
8/10
Social Media Presence
9/10

Company

9/10

Live-rates provide real-time JSON / XML Webservice, Rest & Streaming API for forex, crypto, commodities, stocks, and indexes. It has servers across multiple geographies to ensure a reliable service (Asia, Europe, and the USA). The main clients for this Company are forex CFD brokers, forex binary brokers, online casinos, and multi-currency e-commerce platforms.

This Company is based in Portugal and has been providing the service since 2007. The uniqueness of this Company is that it allows for price changes every second. This Company is a public listed company. However, as a new company, it is not yet regulated by any regulating authority.

Customer Support

9/10

Live-rates has “contact us” form at the bottom of their website. Through this contact form, clients can ask them any questions about their product, issues to solve, or clients' asking for a trial request. They usually contact through the email that is given in contact form, and they take almost 24 hours maximum to reply.

Therefore, if you are looking for any query before purchasing their service, you can ask them to contact us. We have found this method as the most convenient way to contact them.

Furthermore, they have a live chat option that is active for 24 hours. Therefore, if you are looking for a quick response, you can chat with them. In case they are unable to reply instantly, they will reply through email. Besides the contact us form and live chat you can directly send them to email to the following email address:

Email: suppo[email protected] 

Products and Services

9/10

This Company provides real-time JSON / XML Web Service, Rest & Streaming API for forex, crypto, commodities, stocks, and indexes.

These products are essential for multi-currency E-Commerce platforms that need a reliable source of data to feature products & services in multiple currencies. Furthermore, some brokers use Live-Rates' quotes to exchange currency between user's wallets. As this API has real-time rates; therefore, almost anything becomes a valid possibility. In addition to that, a forex binary trading broker or casino requires real-time data that is provided by this Company.

Streaming API

With the streaming API, clients don't need to request for new data every second. When the primary server retrieves updated data, it's automatically pushed to the client via Web-socket technology (socket.io).

With the streaming API, it's no longer necessary to request for new data every second. When the central server retrieves updated data, it's automatically pushed to the client via Web-socket technology (socket.io).

The central DNS server (wss.live-rates.com) connects you to the preferred datacenter based on your location and server availability. The available servers are:

  • Europe: eu-wss.live-rates.com
  • America: us-wss.live-rates.com
  • Asia (new): as-wss.live-rates.com

Besides this, the Rest API and Web Service API are available on JSON and XML format.

Customer Portfolio

8/10

Live-rates is a technology service provider for several types of companies such as forex CFD brokers, forex binary brokers, casinos, multi-currency e-commerce platforms, etc.

Live-Rates Customer Portfolio

During our review, we found much positive feedback on live-rates on the Trustpilot website.

For the specific list of clients of Live-rates, please visit the Live-rates website.

Prices

9/10

The prices of Live-rates services are distinguished in 4 categories based on the number of services and the duration of service.

Live-Rates Price

1-month Subscription

With this Subscription, traders can get 30+ days of service with 79 Euro at a regular price. This service is suitable for those who are willing to test it before taking it for a long period. Other features of this service are mentioned below:

  • 99.99% Uptime / 100% Reliability
  • No Access to Streaming API
  • Machine Readable Format (JSON & XML)
  • 150+ Instruments (Forex, Commodities, Stocks, Indexes)
  • Historical Data
  • Personal Usage
  • Access from 1 IP Address
  • Unlimited Hits (up to 1 per second)
  • No access to the API

1-year Subscription

The 1-year Subscription is for almost 365 days with a monthly 39 Euro regular payment. This service is cheaper than the 1-month Subscription with more features.

 

  • 99.99% Uptime / 100% Reliability
  • Access to Streaming API
  • Machine Readable Format (JSON & XML)
  • 150+ Instruments (Forex, Commodities, Stocks, Indexes)
  • Historical Data
  • Commercial Usage
  • Access from 2 different IP Addresses
  • Unlimited Hits (up to 1 per second)
  • Access to the API

3-year Subscription

The 3-year Subscription is much cheaper than the 1-year Subscription. However, for three years, businesses with a long term perspective are suitable for this service. Other features are mentioned below:

  • 99.99% Uptime / 100% Reliability
  • Access to Streaming API
  • Machine Readable Format (JSON & XML)
  • 150+ Instruments (Forex, Commodities, Stocks, Indexes)
  • Historical Data
  • Commercial Usage
  • Access from 5 different IP Addresses
  • Unlimited Hits (up to 1 per second)
  • Access to the API

Bulk Subscription

This Subscription is the lowest with more features. Moreover, it has a flexible monthly payment. Other features are mentioned below:

  • 99.99% Uptime / 100% Reliability
  • Pay Monthly
  • All included in the regular packages.
  • Private Dashboard to manage Multiple Licenses
  • Useful for Developers who have Different Clients
  • Historical Data
  • Access from Unlimited IPs
  • Get Personalised Quote

Latest News

Live-rated provides its latest date of works in their blog section. The latest news from the Company mentioned below:

  • Streaming API Client Example for Python Users
  • Bulk Subscription - The New Live-Rates Package
  • Clients Rated us: Excellent on TrustPilot
  • Ultimate Subscription: The New Subscription Plan
  • How to Retrieve JSON forex data in Javascript

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