Asia: Foreign exchange rates as of 10:35 pm AST

Currency Pair14 March 202215 March 202216 March 202217 March 2022
USD/CNY6.334816.358576.370246.35245
USD/JPY117.289117.914118.82118.443
USD/INR76.53276.417176.732175.9642
USD/PKR178.602178.945178.596178.947
USD/BDT84.273684.552384.377484.4727
USD/SAR3.745243.745243.745243.74524
USD/SGD1.361511.36511.365811.36142
USD/MYR4.191474.200534.204844.19564
USD/VND22,874.122,888.522.883.322,877.8
AUD/USD0.728990.723530.71930.72404
NZD/USD0.680550.677950.675660.67951
Dollar Index99.2898.8798.8698.37
Sources: OANDA, MarketWatch

Asia: Foreign exchange rates at 11:03 pm AST

Currency Pair14 March 202215 March 202216 March 202217 March 202218 March 2022
USD/CNY6.334816.358576.37024  
USD/JPY117.289117.914118.82  
USD/INR76.53276.417176.7321  
USD/PKR178.602178.945178.596  
USD/BDT84.273684.552384.3774  
USD/SAR3.745243.745243.74524  
USD/SGD1.361511.36511.36581  
USD/MYR4.191474.200534.20484  
USD/VND22,874.122,888.522.883.3  
AUD/USD0.728990.723530.7193  
NZD/USD0.680550.677950.67566  
Dollar Index99.2898.8798.86  
Sources: OANDA, MarketWatch

Asia: Foreign exchange rates at 1:00 am AST

Currency Pair14 March 202215 March 202216 March 202217 March 202218 March 2022
USD/CNY6.334816.35857   
USD/JPY117.289117.914   
USD/INR76.53276.4171   
USD/PKR178.602178.945   
USD/BDT84.273684.5523   
USD/SAR3.745243.74524   
USD/SGD1.361511.3651   
USD/MYR4.191474.20053   
USD/VND22,874.122,888.5   
AUD/USD0.728990.72353   
NZD/USD0.680550.67795   
Dollar Index99.2898.87   
Sources: OANDA, MarketWatch

Asia: Foreign exchange rates as of 12:39 AM EST

Currency Pair14 March 202215 March 202216 March 202217 March 202218 March 2022
USD/CNY6.33481    
USD/JPY117.289    
USD/INR76.532    
USD/PKR178.602    
USD/BDT84.2736    
USD/SAR3.74524    
USD/SGD1.36151    
USD/MYR4.19147    
USD/VND22,874.1    
AUD/USD0.72899    
NZD/USD0.68055    
Source: OANDA

Dollar Index=99.28

Source: MarketWatch

Asia: Foreign exchange rates as of 9:22 am AST

Currency Pair7 March 20228 March 20229 March 202210 March 202211 March 2022
USD/CNY6.316646.318916.315636.31626.31998
USD/JPY114.786115.14115.567115.82116.043
USD/INR76.33576.846576.892476.504476.2213
USD/PKR177.85177.986177.845178.344177.854
USD/BDT84.853284.692284.228284.26384.1281
USD/SAR3.745243.745243.745243.745243.74524
USD/SGD1.359681.362461.363721.361211.35868
USD/MYR4.17554.175534.179264.183454.18444
USD/VND22,833.922845.322,844.222,835.122,841.4
Dollar Index98.7398.9498.4598.2698.57
Sources: OANDA, MarketWatch

Asia: Foreign exchange rates as of 10:39 am AST

Currency Pair7 March 20228 March 20229 March 202210 March 202211 March 2022
USD/CNY6.316646.318916.315636.3162 
USD/JPY114.786115.14115.567115.82 
USD/INR76.33576.846576.892476.5044 
USD/PKR177.85177.986177.845178.344 
USD/BDT84.853284.692284.228284.263 
USD/SAR3.745243.745243.745243.74524 
USD/SGD1.359681.362461.363721.36121 
USD/MYR4.17554.175534.179264.18345 
USD/VND22,833.922845.322,844.222,835.1 
Dollar Index98.7398.9498.4598.26 
Sources: OANDA, MarketWatch

Asia: Foreign exchange rates of interest at 10:04 am AST

Currency Pair7 March 20228 March 20229 March 202210 March 202211 March 2022
USD/CNY6.316646.318916.31563  
USD/JPY114.786115.14115.567  
USD/INR76.33576.846576.8924  
USD/PKR177.85177.986177.845  
USD/BDT84.853284.692284.2282  
USD/SAR3.745243.745243.74524  
USD/SGD1.359681.362461.36372  
USD/MYR4.17554.175534.17926  
USD/VND22,833.922845.322,844.2  
Dollar Index98.7398.9498.45  
      
Sources: OANDA, MarketWatch

Interbank Market News Scan: Slight dollar strengthening as of 9:08 pm AST

Interbank, DOW. “U.S. stock futures moved lower in overnight trading on Sunday as investors grew concerned about the economic ramifications of the fighting between Russia and Ukraine.” See article here. Source: CNBC

Interbank, Asia, stock market. “U.S. crude was up more than 5%, and shares in Asia-Pacific traded lower on Monday as investors monitor the Russia-Ukraine crisis and related sanctions.” See article here. Source: CNBC

Interbank, Japan, Russia, SWIFT. “Japan said it is weighing its response to global moves to punish Russia for its invasion of Ukraine by further isolating the country from international banking transactions.” See article here. Source: The Asahi Shimbun

Interbank, Russia, central banks, sanctions, gold. “The lure of gold has been an ever-present throughout history — particularly in periods of geopolitical uncertainty. If Russia is selling below market rates, then we think someone, somewhere will be willing to take the risk.” See article here. Source: Financial Times

Interbank, Russia, foreign exchange reserves, sanctions. “The Biden administration and its European allies vowed Saturday to block Moscow’s access to its sizable foreign currency reserves in the West, teeing up one of the most powerful financial penalties and threatening to send the Russian financial market into free fall.” See article here. Source: The Washington Post

Foreign exchange rates of interest in Asia as of 9:08 pm AST

USD/JPY=115.525

AUD/USD=0.72213

NZD/USD=0.67419

USD/CNY=6.3161

Source: OANDA

Dollar index=97.15 as of 9:32pm AST

Source: MarketWatch

Interbank market news scan: Asia buffs up its foreign reserves …

Foreign exchange rates as of 26 February 2021, 8:29 EST

AUS/USD : .7950

GBP/USD: 1.4113

EUR/USD: 1.2193

USD/CAD: 1.2523

USD/JPY: 106.1000

USD/MXN: 20.6400

USD/NOK: 8.3953

USD/DKK: 6.0978

Source: OANDA

Bitcoin and Ethereum rates as of 26 February 2021, 8:29 EST

BTC/USD: 49,968.1

ETH: 1,596.59

Source: OANDA

Interest rates of interest ….

Effective Federal Funds Rate: .07

Prime Rate: 3.25

Discount Window Rate: .25

Two-year Treasury: .12

Ten-year Treasury: 1.38

Thirty-year Treasury: 2.24

Source: Federal Reserve

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Central banks in Asia’s emerging economies added $467.7 billion to their foreign-exchange reserves last year, the most since 2013 when the region’s markets were rattled by the taper tantrum. Asia’s Central Banks Build Taper Tantrum Levels of Reserves (bloombergquint.com)

As of 11:43 am AST, foreign exchange rates between U.S., the Eurozone, certain African, Caribbean, Asian nations …

CAD/USD=0.7852USD/CAD=1.27263
MXN/USD=0.0505USD/MXN=19.7830
JMD/USD=0.00689USD/JMD=142.187
GYD/USD=0.0047USD/GYD=204.984
BBD/USD=0.5000USD/BBD=2.0000
TTD/USD=0.1448USD/TTD=6.6571
XCD/USD=0.37037USD/XCD=2.70
GBP/USD=1.3581USD/GBP=0.73549
EUR/USD=1.2075USD/EUR=0.8275
NGN/USD=0.0026USD/NGN=380.7000
GHS/USD=0.1701USD/GHS=5.8468
ZAR/USD=0.0656USD/ZAR=15.2200
KES/USD=0.0090USD/KES=109.135
BTC/USD=36,208.0000USD/BTC=0.0000
ETH/USD=955.0000USD/ETH=0.0009
JPY/USD=0.0100USD/JPY=103.8600
CNH/USD=0.1541USD/CNH=6.4831
AUD/USD=0.7701USD/AUD=1.2980
Source: OANDA