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FEDERAL RESERVE statistical release
6.5(405)

March 3 1 , 1994

FOREIGN EXCHANGE RATES
MARCH 1994

CORRECTED+

THE TABLE BELOW SHOWS THE AVERAGE RATES OF EXCHANGE I N MARCH 1994 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)

MONETARY
UNIT

1994
March

^AUSTRALIA
AUSTRIA
BELGIUM
CANADA
CHINA,P.R.
DENMARK
*£URO COMMUNITY
FINLAND
FRANCE
GERMANY
GREECE
HONG KONG
INDIA
^IRELAND
ITALY
JAPAN
MALAYSIA
MEXICO
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
PESO
GUILDER
DOLLAR
KRONE
ESCUDO
DOLLAR
RAND
WON
PESETA
RUPEE
KRONA
FRANC
DOLLAR
BAHT
POUND

0.7109
11.896
34.862
1.3644
8.7241
6.6296
1.1415
5.5436
5.7647
1.6909
246.71
7.7268
31.415
1.4340
1666.63
105.10
2.7171
3.3026
1.9006
0.5709
7.3419
174.00
1.5819
3.4586
810.69
138.78
48.931
7.9156
1.4292
26.414
25.325
1.4919

MEMO:
"(UNITED STATES

DOLLAR

COUNTRY

94.35

1994
February
0.7161
12.200
35.768
1.3424
8.7249
6.7668
1.1179
5.5930
5.8955
1.7355
250.48
7.7353
31.449
1.4191+
1685.96
106.30
2.7624
3.1218
1.9464
0.5744
7.4885
175.15
1.5873
3.4520
812.24
141.08
49.113
7.9869
1.4565
26.440
25.382
1.4792
95.79

1994
January

1993
March

0.6961
12.252
36.206
1.3173
8.7219
6.7697
1.1136
5.7004
5.9207
1.7426
250.29
7.7251
31.440
1.4303
1699.45
111.44
2.7160
3.1078
1.9516
0.5626
7.5064
176.04
1.6037
3.4107
813.55
143.04
49.459
8.1184
1.4716
26.495
25.543
1.4923

0.7078
11.586
33.919
1.2471
5.7455
6.3242
1.1782
5.9767
5.5944
1.6466
223.57
7.7332
31.939
1.4758
1591.35
117.02
2.6051
N.A.
1.8507
0.5303
6.9989
152.17
1.6446
3.1790
796.42
117.71
47.068
7.7362
1.5206
26.026
25.425
1.4617

96.54

93.65

*VALUE I S U . S . DOLLARS
**INDEX OF WEIGHTED AVERAGE EXCHANGE VALUE OF U . S . DOLLAR AGAINST CURRENCIES OF OTHER
6 - 1 0 COUNTRIES. MARCH 1973 = 1 0 0 .
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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