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FEDERAL RESERVE statistical release
6.5(405)

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NOVEMBER

1 , 1988

FOREIGN EXCHANGE RATES
OCTOBER

1988

THE TABLE BELOW SHOWS THE AVERAGE RATES OF EXCHANGE I N OCTOBER
1988 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

1988
OCTOBER

1988
SEPTEMBER

1988
AUGUST

1987
OCTOBER

•AUSTRALIA
AUSTRIA
BELGIUM
CANADA
CHINA,P.R.
DENMARK
FINLAND
FRANCE
GERMANY
GREECE
HONG KONG
INDIA
*1RELAND
ITALY
JAPAN
MALAYSIA
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
MARKKA
FRANC
D. MARK
DRACHMA
DOLLAR
RUPEE
POUND
LIRA
YEN
RINGGIT
GUILDER
DOLLAR
KRONE
ESCUDO
DOLLAR
RAND
WON
PESETA
RUPEE
KRONA
FRANC
DOLLAR
BAHT
POUND

80.96
12.777
38.077
1.2055
3.7314
7.0055
4.3041
6.1975
1.8165
148.707
7.8133
14.7200
147.30
1353.36
128.68
2.7285
2.0486
62.113
6.7400
150.128
2.0202
2.4662
712.72
120.022
32.989
6.2694
1.5372
28.880
25.365
173.87

79.15
13.135
39.149
1.2267
3.7314
7.1764
4.4282
6.3515
1.8668
151.471
7.8106
14.4895
143.60
1393.15
134.32
2.6643
2.1063
61.480
6.9150
154.183
2.0409
2.4575
723.00
124.364
32.953
6.4448
1.5763
28.914
25.548
168.40

80.57
13.281
39.562
1.2237
3.7314
7.2280
4.4720
6.3919
1.8880
151.625
7.8050
14.2169
142.17
1397.93
133.77
2.6520
2.1319
64.815
6.9016
153.716
2.0417
2.4531
725.74
124.122
32.807
6.4878
1.5837
, 28.693
25.560
169.65

71.12
12.674
37.494
1.3097
3.7314
6.9262
4.3570
6.0160
1.8006
138.609
7.8077
12.9952
148.72
1302.58
143.32
2.5308
2.0267
64.031
6.6311
142.815
2.0891
48.7947
808.47
118.598
30.347
6.3560
1.4940
30.036
25.783
166.20

MEMO:
fUNITED STATES

DOLLAR

95.10

97.91

98.29

96.65

COUNTRY

SINDEX OF WEIGHTED AVERAGE EXCHANGE VALUE OF U . S . DOLLAR AGAINST CURRENCIES OF OTHER
G-10 COUNTRIES. MARCH 1973 = lOD. 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 I S U . S . CENTS