The FXCM FIX Java SDK by FXCM allows developers to create client- or server-side applications for trading with FXCM and getting historical trades and rates. It is based on the FIX specification for forex and is compatible with any Java-compliant operating system. Developers will need to have an FXCM account and an IDE.
Reuters Labs has announced the release of their new Spotlight API. Spotlight is a non-commercial platform designed to "allow users to innovate and develop their ideas by harnessing the content Reuters publishes."
The World Bank, whose mission is to end world poverty by providing financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world, is now offering developers a new API (our World Bank API profile).The bank considers the development of its API a component of this mission.
A few weeks ago we reported on the release of the Kiva API, which provides access to the Kiva.org global microlending database. Not long after the API's release, blog posts from Bill Zimmerman and the Kiva team report that several developers are already working on Kiva mashups: