In addition to providing access to the historical prices of gold, silver, and other precious metals, this application programming interface offers the latest spot price quotes and daily change percentages.
It is simple to integrate as it only requires an internet connection and a trading platform.
This makes it possible for users to quickly learn about automatically updated gold and silver prices, as well as the historical values of these metals over several decades.
Users can also examine data on other precious metals, such as platinum, palladium, and rhodium.
The MetalsAPI contains several different sets of data that are useful for developers and end users.
There are data sets that cover the historical prices of gold, silver, and other metals (platinum, palladium, rhodium), as well as their current prices.
The other set covers information on upcoming or scheduled events related to these markets.
Finally, there are data sets that provide information on metals that are not typically considered to be precious (aluminum, copper, zinc).
The last two data sets include information about mining companies (production volume of metals by region and by company), as well as a list of companies that mine metals.
Each data set is named according to its contents in order to make them easier to distinguish from one another.
MetalsAPI is ideal for developers who need access to historical spot price data from several different commodities markets around the globe in order to develop new applications or improve existing ones. The API does not require registration or any sort of setup once it has been integrated into your system. The MetalsAPI may be utilized by anybody who wants access to this data.
You will receive an extensive list of items with their latest spot prices, valuations from previous days and weeks, and more after you enter the URL of the market (ticker symbols) you wish to examine or a commodity code or company name in the API’s search engine. This API is ideal for developers who would like access to up-to-date metals market information in their applications. This API includes information on gold and silver prices as well as historical data on those commodities going all the way back to 1980. In addition, you may get information on other popular commodities using this API, such as platinum and palladium. There are many applications that can be made using this API. Some examples include tracking gold prices based on historical values over time or determining if it is
The API is capable of delivering real-time precious metals rate data.
To make use of it, you must first:
1- Go to Metals API and simply click on the button “Subscribe for free” to start using the API.
2- After signing up in Zyla API Hub, you’ll be given your personal API key. Using this one-of-a-kind combination of numbers and letters, you’ll be able to use, connect, and manage APIs!
3- Employ the different API endpoints depending on what you are looking for.
4- Once you meet your needed endpoint, make the API call by pressing the button “run” and see the results on your screen.