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FEDERAL RESERVE statistical release
G.5(405)

A p r i l 3 0 , 1990

FOREIGN EXCHANGE RATES
APRIL 1990
THE TABLE BELOW SHOWS THE AVERAGE RATES OF EXCHANGE I N APRIL 1990 TOGETHER
WITH COMPARABLE FIGURES FOR OTHER MONTHS. AVERAGES ARE BASED ON DAILY NOON BUYING
RATES FOR CABLE TRANSFERS I N NEW YORK CITY CERTIFIED FOR CUSTOMS PURPOSES BY
THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK.

(RATES I N CURRENCY UNITS PER DOLLAR)

COUNTRY

MONETARY
UNIT

^AUSTRALIA
AUSTRIA
BELGIUM
CANADA
CHINA,P.R.
DENMARK
FINLAND
FRANCE
GERMANY
GREECE
HONG KONG
INDIA
*1RELAND
ITALY
JAPAN
MALAYSIA
NETHERLANDS
*NEW ZEALAND
NORWAY
PORTUGAL
SINGAPORE
SOUTH AFRICA
SOUTH KOREA
SPAIN
SRI LANKA
SWEDEN
SWITZERLAND
TAIWAN
THAILAND
*UNITED KINGDOM

DOLLAR
SCHILLING
FRANC
DOLLAR
YUAN
KRONE
MARKKA
FRANC
D. MARK
DRACHMA
DOLLAR
RUPEE
POUND
LIRA
YEN
RINGGIT
GUILDER
DOLLAR
KRONE
ESCUDO
DOLLAR
RAND
WON
PESETA
RUPEE
KRONA
FRANC
DOLLAR
BAHT
POUND

MEMO:
HHJNITED STATES

DOLLAR

1990
April

1990
March

76.366
11.862
34.868
1.1641
4.7339
6.4305
3.9923
5.6638
1.6863
163.77
7.7966
17.294
158.97
1238.38
158.46
2.7264
1.8984
57.883
6.5457
149.29
1.8783
2.6552
708.76
107.00
40.018
6.1160
1.4866
26.369
26.024
163.72

75.562
11.514
35.398
1.1800
4.7339
6.5349
4.0276
5.7555
1.7053
162.44
7.8129
17.116
156.26
1257.67
153.31
2.7170
1.9204
58.470
6.5972
150.59
1.8777
2.6158
700.50
109.37
40.018
6.1683
1.5133
26.361
25.925
162.45

75.932
11.803
34.998
1.1965
4.7339
6.4729
3.9642
5.6897
1.6758
158.04
7.8103
16.989
158.28
1243.68
145.69
2.7137
1.8892
59.156
6.4760
147.71
1.8641
2.5449
692.47
108.27
40.018
6.1250
1.4879
26.117
25.733
169.61

80.350
13.161
39.148
1.1888
3.7314
7.2803
4.1961
6.3223
1.8697
159.23
7.7828
15.718
142.67
1371.80
132.04
2.7211
2.1098
61.168
6.7964
154.54
1.9497
2.5480
672.10
116.15
34.021
6.3689
1.6469
26.998
25.524
170.08

93.51

94.11

92.25

97.24

1990
February

1989
April

*VALUE I S U . S . CENTS
**INDEX OF WEIGHTED AVERAGE EXCHANGE VALUE OF U . S . DOLLAR AGAINST CURRENCIES OF OTHER
G-10 COUNTRIES. MARCH 1973 = 100.
WEIGHTS ARE 1 9 7 2 - 7 6 GLOBAL TRADE OF EACH OF THE
10 COUNTRIES. SERIES REVISED AS OF AUGUST 1978.
FOR DESCRIPTION AND BACK DATA, SEE
"INDEX OF THE WEIGHTED-AVERAGE EXCHANGE VALUE OF THE U . S . DOLLAR: REVISION" ON PAGE
700 OF THE AUGUST 1978 FEDERAL RESERVE BULLETIN.