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FEDERAL RESERVE statistical release
6.5(405)

JANUARY 29, 1988

FOREIGN EXCHANGE RATES
JANUARY

1988

THE TABLE BELOW SHOWS THE AVERAGE RATES OF EXCHANGE IN JANUARY
1988 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.
CRATES IN CURRENCY UNITS PER DOLLAR)
MONETARY
UNIT

1988
JANUARY

1987
DECEMBER

1987
NOVEMBER

1987
JANUARY

"AUSTRALIA
AUSTRIA
BELGIUM
CANADA
CHINA,P.R.
DENMARK
FINLAND
FRANCE
GERMANY
GREECE
HONG KONG
INDIA
*1RELAND
ITALY
JAPAN
MALAYSIA
NETHERLANDS
*NEN 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
HON
PESETA
RUPEE
KRONA
FRANC
DOLLAR
BAHT
POUND

71.11
11.635
34.576
1.2855
3.7314
6.3562
4.0391
5.5808
1.6537
131.921
7.7872
13.0395
160.64
1216.88
127.69
2.5400
1.8584
65.818
6.3538
135.866
2.0261
50.62
791.31
112.339
30.825
5.9749
1.3466
28.439
25.235
180.09

71.06
11.500
34.186
1.3075
3.7314
6.3043
4,0462
5.5375
1.6335
129.455
7.7726
12.9345
162.63
1203.74
128.24
2.4944
1.8382
64.664
6.3820
133.768
2.0127
51.22
798.34
110.804
30.644
5.9473
1.3304
29.004
25.249
182.88

68.60
11.843
35.190
1.3167
3.7314
6.4962
4.1392
5.7099
1.6821
132.421
7.7968
12.9721
158.08
1238.89
135.40
2.4989
1.8931
61.915
6.4233
136.847
2.0444
50.67
802.30
113.258
30.519
6.0744
1.3825
29.813
25.495
177.54

66.09
13.087
38.616
1.3605
3.7314
7.0591
4.6419
6.2007
1.8596
134.800
7.7698
13.0295
143.90
1317.17
154.83
2.5701
2.0978
53.605
7.1731
142.902
2.1510
47.70
862.86
129.542
28.578
6.6188
1.5616
35.304
26.037
150.54

MEMO:
tUNITED STATES

DOLLAR

89.29

88.70

91.49

101.13

COUNTRY

SINDEX OF WEIGHTED AVERAGE EXCHANGE VALUE OF U.S. DOLLAR AGAINST CURRENCIES OF OTHER
G-1D 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.
•VALUE IS U.S. CENTS