Benchmark

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Welcome to Benchmark. Benchmark brings you streaming Forex quotes from market making banks, delivered directly with no intermediary.

Benchmark includes its own built-in web API, WebQuery. Get snapshot currency quotes into any application that supports web queries, such as Microsoft Excel and LibreOffice Calc. Advanced users can create dynamic applications using the JSON streaming API.

Benchmark makes it easy to compare your brokers rates with what the market truly is.

A TrueFX account is not required, but recommended. Individuals who do not have a TrueFX account can register for a free account to access additional currency pairs. To register with TrueFX, go to www.truefx.com.

Important Note: This applications ability to function is dependant on the continued availability of market data provided by TrueFX.

Web Query

Web Query documentation.

Symbols

Unregistered users can access the following currency pairs:
EUR/USD, USD/JPY, GBP/USD, EUR/GBP, USD/CHF, EUR/JPY, EUR/CHF, USD/CAD, AUD/USD, GBP/JPY

Registered users can access the following currency pairs:
EUR/USD, USD/JPY, GBP/USD, EUR/GBP, USD/CHF, EUR/JPY, EUR/CHF, USD/CAD, AUD/USD, GBP/JPY, AUD/CAD, AUD/CHF, AUD/JPY, AUD/NZD, CAD/CHF, CHF/JPY, EUR/AUD, EUR/CAD, EUR/NOK, GBP/CAD, GBP/CHF, NZD/JPY, NZD/USD, USD/NOK, USD/SEK

Dealing Rates Table

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Show or hide columns by right clicking column header.

Show or hide columns by right clicking its header.

Add or remove symbols using the Symbol Subscription window.

Add or remove symbols with Symbol Subscriptions.

Move columns by clicking and dragging.

Move columns by clicking and dragging.

Sort by column with a single click.

Sort by column with a single click.

Dealing Rates Widget

Dealing Rates Widget documentation.

Data Fields Available

Data field values are for streaming market-data, not historical.

Available in Benchmark, and Web Query

Symbol
Bid
Offer
Daily High, the greatest offer price since the currency pair’s roll time
Daily Low, the smallest bid price since the currency pair’s roll time
Daily Open, the mid price at the currency pair’s roll
Timestamp, millisecond precision

Available in Benchmark

Mid
Spread
Daily Pip Range
Daily Candle
Daily Pip Change
Daily Percent Change
Daily Change
Pip Cost (per mini-lot)

Release Notes

Version 1.5.0
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Beantrader Benchmark version 1.5 contains bug fixes and new features.

The most important changes are listed in this document.

### General
   * Improved performance
   * Fixed saving of the main windows position

### Watchlists
   * Added font setting
   * Added option to hide row header
   * Added option to hide gridlines

### Dealing Rates Widget
   * Added saving and restoring of open widgets between app opens
Version 1.4.0
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Beantrader Benchmark version 1.4 contains bug fixes and new features.

The most important changes are listed in this document.

### General
   * Improved appearance on high DPI displays

### WebQuery
   * Added v1/instruments
Version 1.3.0
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Beantrader Benchmark version 1.3 contains bug fixes and new features.

The most important changes are listed in this document.

### General
   * Improved performance
   * Fixed localization of positive and negative sign characters

### Watchlists
   * Added Light color scheme
   * Added Midnight Blue color scheme
   * Added alternating color banded rows setting

### Dealing Rates Widget
   * Added bid tick indicator, up/down arrows

### WebQuery
   * Added dtf parameter to v1/prices, dtf = date time format
Version 1.2.1
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Beantrader Benchmark version 1.2.1 is a bugfix release.

The most important changes are listed in this document.

### General
   * Added dedicated backup feed

### Watchlists
   * Fixed flash duration for Low column
Version 1.2.0
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Beantrader Benchmark version 1.2 contains bug fixes and new features.

The most important changes are listed in this document.

### General
   * Added recalculate action to feed menu
   * Added home currency setting, for pip cost display

### Watchlists
   * Removed option to hide the symbol column

### Dealing Rates Widget
   * Added dealing rates widget [^1]

### WebQuery
   * Added since parameter to v1/prices
   * Added instruments parameter to v1/prices

Platform Specific
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### Windows
   * Added exit action to feed menu

### Linux
   * Removed Benchmark.sh wrapper script

[^1]: Widget is an auxiliary application window, not to be confused with a Mac Dashboard widget