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Exchange Rates

Japanese Yen is close to its 40 year low after adjusting for inflation.

Published monthly by the Bank of Japan. Updated to the month of December 2016 (published on January 3rd, 2017).

Recent data trend

In December 2016, the average exchange rate of USD/JPY was 117.1, with yen depreciating from the average of 112.7 in November. After adjusting for inflation, the Japanese Yen is close to its 40 year low in real terms. The Real Effective Exchange Rate of Yen in November was 80.8 (2010=100), even weaker than where the yen was in the late 1970s.

Brief Overview of “Exchange Rates” 

Exchange rates statistics that appear on this page come from Bank of Japan. For more details and for most recently updated statistics, please see their official pages.

Foreign Exchange Rates

Effective Exchange Rates

Next Release Date: February 2nd, 2017

Daily Chart

Published daily by the Bank of Japan. Updated till January 4th, 2017 (published on January 7th, 2017)

Note: The Yen Index represents the nominal effective exchange rate of the yen (daily). The methodology of its calculation is basically based on that of the effective exchange rate released by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). (http://www.bis.org/statistics/eer/index.htm). The weights of trade are calculated once every three years.