USD / JPY currency rate historical data download

The Japanese Yen (JPY) is the official currency of Japan. From Quandl you can download free USD / JPY historical data back until 5 March 1991.

Steps for downloading USD / JPY market data

It may happen that you meet Quandl's tutorial first (see below). Press "Skip"! (Tutorial introduces all features of Quandl – a lot of them is not required for getting data.)'s tutorial. You can skip it

Step2: If everything is OK, you should see something similar to the picture below. Press "Download". (By using default settings you will download EOD USD / JPY data from the broadest date range. If this is not suitable for you, you can modify settings.)
USD / JPY market data page on

Step3: Choose a format for downloading USD / JPY data from the next window.
Hint: ".csv" and ."xls" formats are OK in most cases.
Press "Download Data" to download data to your computer.
Selecting file format for historical data

Possible problems

Number of downloads per day is limited to 50 if you are not a registered user of
So if you see an error message related to this when downloading USD / JPY historical data, you should either register or wait another day.