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RESERVE
G.5

statistical

AUGUST 2 9 ,

release

1975

FOREIGN EXCHANGE RATES
AUGUST 1975
THE T A B L E BELOW SHOWS THE AVERAGE RATES OF EXCHANGE OF T WENT Y—FOUR CURRENCIES I N
AUGUST
1975 TOGETHER WI TH COMPARABLE F I GURE S FOR OTHER MONTHS*
AVERAGES ARE
BASED ON D A I L Y NOON BUYI NG RATES FOR CABLE TRANSFERS IN NEW YORK C I T Y C E R T I F I E D
FOR CUSTOMS PURPOSES BY THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK.

( R A TE S I N U . S .

COUNTRY
A U ST R A L I A
AU S TRI A
BELGIUM
CANADA
DENMARK
FI NLAND
FRANCE
GERMANY
INDIA
IRELAND
ITALY
JAPAN
MALAYSIA
MEXICO
NETHERLANDS
NEW ZEALAND
NURWAY
PORTUGAL
SOUTH AFRI CA
SPAI N
SRI LANKA
SWEDEN
SWITZERLAND
U
 N I T E D KINGDOM


MONETARY
UNIT
DOLLAR
SCHILLING
FRANC
DOLLAR
KRONE
MARKKA
FRANC
D . MARK
RUPEE
POUND
LIRA
YEN
DOLLAR
PcSO
GUILDER
DOLLAR
KRUNL
ESCUDO
RAND
PESETA
RUPEE
KRONA
FRANC
POUND

CENTS PER U N I T OF FOREIGN CURRENCY)

1975
AUGU^f
128*1452
5.49905
2.61286
96*5 80 5
16.7833
26.4476
22*8481
38 *8571
11*3786
21 1* 4 31 0
0.149633
0.335595
39.7790
8.0000
37.8867
111.7938
18.3038
3.77000
139.7214
1.71402
13.7357
23.17^3
37.3319
211.4310

1975
J ULY
130.9455
5.72227
2.71225
97.0041
17.4773
27.2777
23.6591
40.4691
11.7773
218.4 532
0.153668
0.337414
41.4423
8.0000
39.1536
127.7264
19.2414
3.92273
139.7 473
i.7446^
14.2045
24.212/
38.2723
218.4 532

1975
JUNE
133.5524
6.03381
2.86026
97.4262
18.3919
28.3329
24.9705
42.7257
12.2095
228.0329
0.159624
0.340767
43.8562
8.0000
41.5024
130.6571
20.3929
4.11238
146.3119
1.79221
15.1714
25.5324
40.0662
228.0329

1974
AUGUST
148.2386
5.39091
2.58149
102.0532
16.5 468
26.7182
20.9118
38.1968
12.5250
234.5 618
0.152691
0.330818
42.7795
8.0000
37.4186
143.7 273
18.2459
3.92773
146.8341
1.74662
15.3477
22.5973
33.5068
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