FXLoader for Oracle E-Business Suite – Overview

FXLoader for Oracle E-Business Suite provides facilities for managing exchange rates in Oracle – loading daily rates, calculating period rates and exchange rate inquiry/reporting.

FXLoader for Oracle E-Business Suite Diagram


Currency exchange rates are necessary for dealing with foreign currency transactions in any area of Oracle E-Business Suite.

Daily Rates can be loaded from OANDA, Xignite, Reuters, the European Central Bank (ECB), UK HMRC (UK tax authority) and Bank of England.

OANDA is a US-based market-maker and a trusted source of currency data. FXLoader are OANDA partners and provide their exchange rates service as part of the Daily Rates product. The service provides daily market rates to almost every tradeable currency.

Xignite provide the Market Data Cloud on their enterprise-class delivery platform. Their currency rates service provides market rates to almost every tradeable currency, plus rates published by a number of central banks around the world. FXLoader are Xignite partners, enabling us to provide their service as part of the Daily Rates product.

Reuters DSS service provides web service access to their currency rates.

The ECB offer a free service of daily rates between the Euro and a set of around 33 major currencies.

The UK HMRC provide free monthly rates, with weekly updates for certain currencies, between GBP and almost every currency.

The Bank of England is a free service providing daily rates between GBP/USD and around 26 major currencies.

As well as the core Daily Rates product, we also offer add-ons for Period Average Rates, Reports and a Web Inquiry Page. The products can be licensed separately or together.

All products are installed in your existing Oracle E-Business Suite instance under a custom application, following Oracle’s standards for third-party extensions.

A single installation script is provided for each product to automate the install. You will also receive a Reference Manual explaining the configurable parameters and a User Guide.

System Requirements
tickOracle E-Business Suite releases from: 11i (11.5.x) to R12 (12.0.x, 12.1.x and 12.2.x)
tickExchange rate reports require XML Publisher, generally available from 11.5.10 onwards.