How to find Forex historical data that will help you better backtesting

How Forex tick data can change your Forex vision for best

Forex Tester allows you to import an unlimited number of currency pairs and years of history data in almost any possible text format (ASCII *.csv, *.txt) and in MetaTrader4 history format (*.hst).

We strongly recommend importing 1-minute data for accurate testing (it is possible to import higher timeframes but testing results may not be as good).

Note: To increase the quality of testing we recommend using broker-specific M1 or even tick data, as it will give you almost 100% quality of testing. You can download broker-specific data from our Data Service.

Here you can download free history data for the most common currency pairs (source: Forexite. Ltd):

Price: Bid
Time: GMT (no Daylight Saving Time)
Quality: one of the best free sources

Symbol Data Range Size
AUDJPY Jan 2001 - 31 Mar 2018 32.5 MB
AUDUSD Jan 2001 - 31 Mar 2018 30.2 MB
CHFJPY Jan 2001 - 31 Mar 2018 32.5 MB
EURCAD Jan 2001 - 31 Mar 2018 35.9 MB
EURCHF Jan 2001 - 31 Mar 2018 30.8 MB
EURGBP Jan 2001 - 31 Mar 2018 28.2 MB
EURJPY Jan 2001 - 31 Mar 2018 36.2 MB
EURUSD Jan 2001 - 31 Mar 2018 33.1 MB
GBPCHF Jan 2001 - 31 Mar 2018 37.7 MB
GBPJPY Jan 2001 - 31 Mar 2018 38.9 MB
GBPUSD Jan 2001 - 31 Mar 2018 34.2 MB
NZDJPY Jan 2003 - 31 Mar 2018 28.6 MB
NZDUSD Jan 2003 - 31 Mar 2018 26.9 MB
USDCAD Jan 2001 - 31 Mar 2018 30.0 MB
USDJPY Jan 2001 - 31 Mar 2018 31.8 MB
USDCHF Jan 2001 - 31 Mar 2018 32.9 MB
XAGUSD Jan 2001 - 31 Mar 2018 13.6 MB
XAUUSD Jan 2001 - 31 Mar 2018 25.9 MB

Please see data import instructions here.


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