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10(512) 14, 2001

September

FOREIGN EXCHANGE RATES FOR THE WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 14, 2001 The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is advised that the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has certified for customs purposes the following noon buying rates in New York City for cable transfers payable in foreign currencies: (Rates in currency units per U.S. dollar except as noted) MONETARY UNIT DOLLAR REAL DOLLAR YUAN KRONE EURO DOLLAR RUPEE YEN RINGGIT PESO DOLLAR KRONE DOLLAR RAND

COUNTRY Sep. 14 *AUSTRALIA 0.5156 BRAZIL 2.7130 CANADA 1.5641 CHINA, P.R. 8.2766 DENMARK 8.0908 *EMU MEMBERS 0.9199 HONG KONG 7.7996 INDIA 47.75 JAPAN 117.38 MALAYSIA 3.7995 MEXICO 9.491 *NEW ZEALAND 0.4244 NORWAY 8.7355 SINGAPORE 1.7320 SOUTH AFRICA 8.6147

Sep. 10 0.5135 2.5980 1.5656 8.2767 8.2800 0.8988 7.7998 47.38 121.08 3.8000 9.364 0.4312 8.8875 1.7514 8.5300

Sep. 11

Sep. 12 0.5161

Sep. 13 0.5158 2.7290 1.5681 8.2768 8.1885 0.9089 7.7993 47.49 118.81 3.7995 9.465 0.4228 8.8035 1.7395 8.6198

N

2.6750 1.5610 8.2769

O

8.2057 0.9069 7.7984 47.39 119.53 3.7995

D

9.438 0.4271 8.7992

A

1.7398 8.6175

SOUTH KOREA 1295.00 SRI LANKA 90.150 SWEDEN 10.5103 SWITZERLAND 1.6246 TAIWAN 34.560 THAILAND 44.090 *UNITED KINGDOM 1.4678 VENEZUELA 744.50

WON RUPEE KRONA FRANC DOLLAR BAHT POUND BOLIVAR

1290.00 90.300 10.6300 1.6870 34.700 44.650 1.4585 746.75 A T

1284.50 90.100 10.5700 1.6593 34.452 44.380 1.4666 745.25

1290.00 90.085 10.5585 1.6526 34.510 44.180 1.4697 744.25

MEMO: UNITED STATES DOLLAR 1)BROAD JAN97=100 125.82 2)MAJOR CURRENCY MAR73=100 102.59 3)OITP JAN97=100 137.65

126.75 104.31 137.05

126.27 103.49 137.24

126.32 103.39 137.53

This release is available online at http://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/H10. For more information on exchange rate indexes for the U.S. dollar, see "New Summary Measures of the Foreign Exchange Value of the Dollar," Federal Reserve Bulletin, vol. 84 (October 1998), pp. 811-18 (http://www.federalreserve.gov/pubs/bulletin/). Weights for the broad index can be found at http://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/H10/Weights; weights for the major currencies index and the other important trading partners (OITP) index are derived from the broad index weights. The most recent annual revision to the trade weights and dollar indexes took effect with the February 5, 2001, release of this report. * U.S. dollars per currency unit. 1) A weighted average of the foreign exchange value of the U.S. dollar against the currencies of a broad group of major U.S. trading partners. 2) A weighted average of the foreign exchange value of the U.S. dollar against a subset of the broad index currencies that circulate widely outside the country of issue. 3) A weighted average of the foreign exchange value of the U.S. dollar against a subset of the broad index currencies that do not circulate widely outside the country of issue. The euro is reported in place of the individual euro-area currencies. These currency rates can be derived from the dollar/euro rate by using the fixed conversion rates (in

currencies per euro) given below: 1 EURO = = = = = = = = = = = = 13.7603 40.3399 5.94573 6.55957 1.95583 .787564 1936.27 40.3399 2.20371 200.482 166.386 340.750 AUSTRIAN SCHILLINGS BELGIAN FRANCS FINNISH MARKKAS FRENCH FRANCS GERMAN MARKS IRISH POUNDS ITALIAN LIRE LUXEMBOURG FRANCS NETHERLANDS GUILDERS PORTUGUESE ESCUDOS SPANISH PESETAS GREEK DRACHMAS

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