Finance::Quote::Currencies - List of currencies from


    use Finance::Quote::Currencies;

    my $currencies = Finance::Quote::Currencies::known_currencies();

    # Grab the latest list
    my $live_currencies = Finance::Quote::Currencies::fetchive_currencies();


This module provides a list of known currencies from

known_currencies returns a cached currency information stored in this module.

fetch_live_currencies is a function that fetches the latest currency information.

Both functions return a hash

    {CODE => {'name'    => 'Currency Name', 
              'country' => ['List of countries known to use this currency'],
              'number'  => 'ISO 4217 currency code'}}


The currency list stored in this module was last copied from the live site Oct 2020.


This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

Currency information fetched through this module is bound by terms and conditons available at


  Bradley Dean <> - Original Yahoo version