Foreign Exchange

Posted: March 18, 2012

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

Country   Mar. 8 Year ago   

Australia (dollar)   0.94   1.00   

Austria (euro)   0.75   0.73   

Belgium (euro)   0.75   0.73   

Britain (pound)   0.63   0.62   

Canada (dollar)   1.00   0.97   

Denmark (krone)   5.60   5.40   

France (euro)   0.75   0.73   

Germany (euro)   0.75   0.73   

Greece (euro)   0.75   0.73   

Hong Kong (dollar)   7.76   7.79   

India (rupee)   50.08   45.12   

Ireland (euro)   0.75   0.73   

Israel (shekel)   3.77   3.58   

Italy (euro)   0.75   0.73   

Japan (yen)   81.60   82.02   

Mexico (peso)   12.69   11.97   

Netherlands (euro)   0.75   0.73   

Norway (krone)   5.58   5.66   

Portugal (euro)   0.75   0.73   

Singapore (dollar)   1.25   1.27   

Spain (euro)   0.75   0.73   

Sweden (krona)   6.70   6.40   

Switzerland (franc) 0.91   0.93   

Turkey (lira)    1.78   1.58   

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