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FEDERAL

RESERVE

statistical

release

G. 5

March 4, 1970

FOREIGN EXCHANGE RATES - FEBRUARY 1970
Below is given a table showing average rates of exchange on twenty-five countries
in February 1970 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 cents per unit of foreign currency)

Country
Argentina 1/
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

1970

Monetary
unit

February

January

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

28.5066
111.7717
3.8663
2.0131
93.1786
16.7716
13.3371
23.7475
18.0340
27.1099
13.2480
240.4667
.1589
.2795
32.4692
8.0056
27.4859
111.8864
13.9898
3.5104
139.7481
1.4266
19.3050
23.2574
240.4667

28.4869
111.5752
3.8649
2.0124
93.1988
16.7716
13.3393
23.7475
18.0053
27.1257
13.2389
240.0443
.1589
.2795
32.4377
8.0056
27.5219
111.6897
13.9830
3.5096
139.5024
1.4247
19.3553
23.1764
240.0443

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1969
December
February
.2849
111.4289
3.8652
2.0125
93.0830
16.7716
13.3484
23.7475
17.9520
27.1306
13.2323
239.7282
.1595
.2795
32.4806
8.0056
27.6224
111.5430
13.9997
3.5059
139.3190
1.4230
19.3523
23.2035
239.7282

.2849
111.1542
3.8650
1.9928
93.0600
16.6780
13.2882
23.7724
20.1875
24.8807
13.2443
239.1384
.1598
.2795
32.6747
8.0056
27.5813
111.2681
13.9878
3.4975
138.9760
1.4279
19.3257
23.1454
239.1384

1/ A new peso, equal to 100 old pesos, was introduced on January 1, 1970..
This replaces G.5 of March 2, 1970.




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