Foreign Exchange

Posted: February 26, 2012

What a U.S. dollar buys (in commercial trades; consumer rates may be lower)

Country   Feb. 16 Year ago   

Australia (dollar)   0.94   0.99   

Austria (euro)   0.77   0.74   

Belgium (euro)   0.77   0.74   

Britain (pound)   0.64   0.62   

Canada (dollar)   1.00   0.98   

Denmark (krone)   5.69   5.48   

France (euro)   0.77   0.74   

Germany (euro)   0.77   0.74   

Greece (euro)   0.77   0.74   

Hong Kong (dollar)   7.75   7.79   

India (rupee)   49.38   45.23   

Ireland (euro)   0.77   0.74   

Israel (shekel)   3.75   3.62   

Italy (euro)   0.77   0.74   

Japan (yen)   78.43   83.33   

Mexico (peso)   12.87   12.01   

Netherlands (euro)   0.77   0.74   

Norway (krone)   5.79   5.70   

Portugal (euro)   0.77   0.74   

Singapore (dollar)   1.26   1.28   

Spain (euro)   0.77   0.74   

Sweden (krona)   6.73   6.40   

Switzerland (franc) 0.92   0.95   

Turkey (lira)    1.77   1.52   

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