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FEDERAL

RESERVE

statistical
G. 5

release

April 5, 1972

FOREIGN EXCHANGE RATES - March 1972
The table below shows the average rates of exchange of twenty-five currencies in
February 1971 with comparable figures for other months. Averages are based on
daily noon buying rates for cable transfers in New York City certified for customs
purposes by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
(Rates in U.S. cents per unit of foreign currency)

Country
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Belgium
Canada
Ceylon
Denmark
Finland
France
Germany
India
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Malaysia
Mexico
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Portugal
South Africa
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
United Kingdom




Monetary
unit
Peso
Dollar
Schilling
Franc
Dollar
Rupee
Krone
Markka
Franc
D. Mark
Rupee
Pound
Lira
Yen
Dollar
Peso
Guilder
Dollar
Krone
Escudo
Rand
Peseta
Krona
Franc
Pound

March
119.1000
4.33424
2.27574
100.1522
16.6500
14.3607
24.1209
19.8351
31.5454
13.7165
261.8052
.171608
.330539
35.4087
8.00000
31.3839
119.2913
15.1610
3.69304
133.7739
1.53694
20.9559
25.9737
20,. 8052

1972
February
19.9600
119.1000
4.31075
2.28095
99.5285
16.6500
14.3062
24.0990
19.6505
31.3898
13.6375
260.3660
.170360
.327690
35.0800
8.00000
31.4682
119.3900
15.0292
3.66900
132.9850
1.51705
20.8578
25.8998
260.3660

DRURY COLLEGE LIBRARY
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January
19.9600
119.0976
4.25161
2.25140
99.4107
16.6529
14.2187
24.0773
19.3289
30.9562
13.4148
257.0505
.169226
.319780
34.7371
8.00020
31.0721
119.3619
14.9129
3.64738
131.2748
1.51621
20.7308
25.6933
257.0933

1971
March
24.8353
112.4249
3.86696
2.01452
99.3670
16.7916
13.3676
23.7225
18.1292
27.5382
13.3035
241.8709
'
.160629
.279705
32.6163
8.00560
27.8157
112.5399
14.0102
3.50188
140.5640
1.42898
19.3693
23.2543
241.8709