You can use statistics shown on the Bank of Finland website easily and directly with regular computer applications. It is now possible to download all tables and charts shown, using the statistical application, directly into XML, CSV, Excel or PDF form by adding &Type=XML, &Type=CSV, &Type=Excel or &Type=PDF after the URL address. For example, address http://www.bof.fi/Stats/default.aspx?r=/tilastot/markkina-_ja_hallinnolliset_korot/euribor_korot_today_en&Type=XML produces the table ‘Latest Euribor rates’ directly in XML form.
The latest interest rates published by the ECB are available on the Bank of Finland website and directly in XML form on the ECB’s website at http://www.ecb.europa.eu/stats/eurofxref/eurofxref-daily.xml.
The following examples clarify the use of exchange rates in calculations.The exchange rate of the Swedish krona is 9.2927. You have 100 Swedish krona. How much is it in euro?The answer is obtained using the calculation 100 : 9.2927 = 10.7611.The exchange rate of the Swedish krona is 9.2927. You have 100 euro. How much is it in Swedish krona?The answer is obtained using the calculation 100 X 9.2927 = 929.27.