Exchange Rates

In February, USD/Yen exchange rate was relatively stable, centered around 112-113 range. It closed at 112.31 at the end of February 2017

Published monthly by the Bank of Japan. Updated to the month of February 2017 (published on March 2nd, 2017).

Recent data trend

In February 2017, the average exchange rate of USD/JPY was 112.3, with yen appreciating from the average of 113.5 in January 2017. 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 December was 76.26(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: April 4th, 2017

Daily Chart

Published daily by the Bank of Japan. Updated till March 21st, 2017 (published on March 23rd, 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). ( The weights of trade are calculated once every three years.

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