Exchange Rates

USD/Yen exchange rate appreciated to 113.5 in January 2017 from 117.1 in December 2016.

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

Recent data trend

In January 2017, the average exchange rate of USD/JPY was 114.7, with yen appreciating from the average of 116.0 in December 2016. 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” 

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Foreign Exchange Rates

Effective Exchange Rates

Next Release Date: March 2nd, 2017

Daily Chart

Published daily by the Bank of Japan. Updated till February 2nd, 2017 (published on February 6th, 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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