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FEDERAL

RESERVE

statistical release
MAY

1,

1978

FOREIGN EXCHANGE RATES
APRIL

1978

TH& TVkA-^-^rrTOW SHOWS THE AVERAGE R A T E S OF EXCHANGE O F T W E N T Y - F O U R C U R RE NC IE S I N
1978
TOGE THE R WI TH COMPARABLE F I G U R E S FOR OTHER MONTHS. AVERAGES ARE
BASED ON D A I L Y NOON BU Y IN G RAT ES FOR CABLE TRANSFERS I N NEW YORK C I T Y C E R T I F I E D
FOR CUSTOMS PURPOSES BY T HE F EDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW Y O RK.

(RATES

COUNTRY
AUSTRALIA
AUSTRIA
BELGIUM
CANADA
DENMARK
FINLAND
FRANCE
GERMANY
INDIA
I RE LAN D
ITALY
JAPAN
M ALAY SI A
MEXICO
NETHERLANDS
NEW ZEALAND
NORWAY
PORTUGAL
SOUTH A F R I C A
SPAIN
S R I LANKA
SWEDEN
SWI TZE RLAND
 N I T E D KINGDOM
U


IN U . S .

MONETARY
UNIT
DOLLAR
SCHILLING
FRANC
DOLLAR
KRONE
MARKKA
FRANC
D . MARK
RUPEE
POUND
LIRA
YEN
DOLLAR
PESO
GUILDER
DOLLAR
KRONE
ESCUDO
RAND
PE SE TA
RUPEE
KRONA
FRANC
POUND

C E NT S PER U N I T OF F O R E I G N CURRE NCY )

19^8

APk i L

113.9724
6.80812
3.14189
87.3916
17.8063
23.9002
21.8032
48.9639
11.8130
184.9679
0.116438
0.450833
42.0574
4.3945
45.8649
101.9174
18.6207
2 .40749
115.0473
1.24747
6.4950
21.7314
52.5114
184.9679

----------------1971—
MARCH"
113.8304
6.82206
3.15893
88.8234
17.8389
24.0133
21.2557
49.1812
12.1848
190.5467
0.116917
0.431478
42.4280
4.3928
45.9940
102.1964
18.7754
2.44825
115.0498
1.24974
6.5000
21.6928
52.6925
190.5467

1974

FEBRUARY
113.5632
6.68930
3.09297
89.8504
17.6100
24.5270
20.6283
48.1424
12.3305
193.9632
0.116191
0.416033
42.3741
4.3972
44.8804
102.0682
19.0253
2.48055
115.0498
1.23939
6.4028
21.5544
52.4219
193.9632

1377

----- APR IT ------110.5266
5.92523
2.75085
95.1032
16.7104
24.8990
20.1330
42.1190
11.3095
171.9032
0.112642
0.363390
40.3051
4.4076
40.4637
96.1285
18.9085
2.57523
114.9333
1.45355
13.6762
23.0042
39.5816
171.9032