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May 31, 1995

FOREIGN EXCHANGi^RATfS

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HAY 1995
THE TABLE BELOW SHOWS THE AVERAGE RATES OF EXCHANGE IN MAY 1995 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.
(RATES IN CURRENCY UNITS PER DOLLAR)

COUNTRY
•AUSTRALIA
AUSTRIA
BELGIUM
CANADA
CHINA,P.R.
DENMARK
•EURO COMMUNITY
FINLAND
FRANCE
GERMANY
GREECE
HONG KONG
INDIA
XIRELAND
ITALY
JAPAN
MALAYSIA
MEXICO
NETHERLANDS
•NEW ZEALAND
NORWAY
PORTUGAL
SINGAPORE
SOUTH AFRICA
SOUTH KOREA
SPAIN
SRI LANKA
SWEDEN
SWITZERLAND
TAIWAN
THAILAND
•UNITED KINGDOM
MEMO:
••UNITED STATES

MONETARY
UNIT

1995
May

1995
April

1995
March

1994
May

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

0.7272
9.912
29.009
1.3609
8.3370
5.5194
1.3074
4.3386
4.9869
1.4096
228.46
7.7351
31.418
1.6198
1652.78
85.11
2.4684
5.9741
1.5779
0.6674
6.2980
148.40
1.3947
3.6574
764.43
123.22
49.558
7.3072
1.1693
25.537
24.663
1.5874

0.7356
9.720
28.419
1.3762
8.4421
5.4391
1.3276
4.2884
4.8503
1.3812
225.19
7.7336
31.407
1.6280
1710.89
83.69
2.4787
6.2285
1.5474
0.6672
6.2050
145.89
1.3986
3.6035
770.61
124.14
49.371
7.3455
1.1384
25.491
24.572
1.6073

0.7345
9.898
29.035
1.4077
8.4483
5.6281
1.3022
4.3967
4.9756
1.4061
228.53
7.7318
31.587
1.5976
1688.99
90.52
2.5464
6.7770
1.5774
0.6460
6.2730
147.92
1.4216
3.6013
781.81
128.58
49.627
7.2787
1.1709
26.102
24.760
1.6002

0.7243
11.651
34.108
1.3808
8.6859
6.4857
1.1632
5.4194
5.6728
1.6565
245.41
7.7262
31.375
1.4712
1594.56
103.75
2.6169
3.3167
1.8597
0.5835
7.1789
171.15
1.5464
3.6346
809.79
136.62
49.067
7.7181
1.4125
26.792
25.212
1.5042

82.73

81.81

83.69

92.79

DOLLAR

KVALUE 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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