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FEDERAL RESERVE statistical release
February 28> 1992

FOREIGN EXCHANGE RATES
FEBRUARY 1992
THE TABLE BELOW SHOWS THE AVERAGE RATES OF EXCHANGE IN FEBRUARY 1992 TOGETHER
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.
I RATES IN CURRENCY UNITS PER DOLLAR)
MONETARY
UNIT

1992
February

•AUSTRALIA
AUSTRIA
BELGIUM
CANADA
CHINA,P.R.
DENMARK
•EURO COMMUNITY
FINLAND
FRANCE
GERMANY
GREECE
HONG KONG
INDIA
•IRELAND
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
ECU
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

0.7518
11.391
33.307
1.1825
5.4776
6.2763
1.2636
4.4230
5.5088
1.6186
187.13
7.7582
25.992
1.6487
1215.92
127.70
2.6012
1.8218
0.5418
6.3472
139.47
1.6361
2.8156
769.93
101.73
42.879
5.8764
1.4561
25.049
25.463
1.7778

MEMO:
^•UNITED STATES

DOLLAR

88.04

COUNTRY

1992
January

1991
December

1991
February

0.7476
11.108
32.500
1.1571
5.4618
6.1257
1.2915
4.2971
5.3858
1.5788
182.42
7.7612
25.863
1.6873
1189.76
125.46
2.6891
1.7780
0.5419
6.2044
136.92
1.6337
2.7831
767.09
100.05
42.665
5.7461
1.4039
25.150
25.328
1.8090

0.7712
11.003
32.198
1.1467
5.4232
6.0831
1.3006
4.2447
5.3406
1.5630
179.52
7.7738
25.818
1.7046
1182.21
128.04
2.7417
1.7618
0.5526
6.1558
138.90
1.6453
2.7665
761.68
99.70
42.523
5.7158
1.3855
25.759
25.431
1.8272

0.7835
10.416
30.475
1.1549
5.2352
5.6953
1.3893
3.5941
5.0398
1.4805
158.82
7.7943
18.860
1.7981
1111.19
130.54
2.6969
1.6689
0.6012
5.7919
130.45
1.7180
2.5412
723.97
92.61
40.598
5.5516
1.2685
27.109
25.141
1.9641

86.09

85.65

82.12

*VALUE IS U.S. DOLLARS
**INDEX OF WEIGHTED AVERAGE EXCHANGE VALUE OF U.S. DOLLAR AGAINST CURRENCIES OF OTHER
G-10 COUNTRIES. MARCH 1973 = 100. WEIGHTS ARE 1972-76 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.
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