I've been looking for the metadata about how the exchange rates on yahoo finance computed, but I cant find anything on the website. Please kindly help me, thank you.

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According to the finance data disclaimer (https://help.yahoo.com/kb/exchanges-data-providers-yahoo-finance-sln2310.html) the source for fx rates is the ICE data service.

  • $\begingroup$ They in turn do what everyone else does with OTC traded assets. Get it from a list of marker makers (brokers, banks etc). $\endgroup$
    – AKdemy
    Commented Jul 10, 2021 at 16:31

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