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US Dollar to Japanese Yen Exchange Rate
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|Bank notes:||$1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100|
|Coins:||1c, 5c, 10c, 25c, 50c|
|Currency Symbol:||¥, 円|
|Sub unit:||sen, rin|
|Bank notes:||¥1000, ¥2000, ¥5000, ¥10,000|
|Coins:||¥1, ¥5, ¥10, ¥50, ¥100, ¥500|
US dollar to the Japanese yen for the last 10 years
|Feb 2010||Feb 2011||Feb 2012||Feb 2013||Feb 2014||Feb 2015||Feb 2016||Feb 2017||Feb 2018||Feb 2019|
|1 USD =||90.1541 Inverse: 0.0111||81.8140 Inverse: 0.0122||80.7665 Inverse: 0.0124||93.3718 Inverse: 0.0107||102.5359 Inverse: 0.0098||118.8712 Inverse: 0.0084||112.2268 Inverse: 0.0089||113.4163 Inverse: 0.0088||106.8387 Inverse: 0.0094||110.6810 Inverse: 0.0090|
How does the US dollar trade against the Japanese yen historically?
Historically, the US dollar has been stronger against the yen. Over the last decade, the dollar was weakest between 2011 and 2012. However, in 2014 it became about as strong as it had been in 2008. Today, it’s even stronger than it was a decade ago.
US dollar to the Japanese yen for the last 10 months
|Apr 2019||May 2019||Jun 2019||Jul 2019||Aug 2019||Sep 2019||Oct 2019||Nov 2019||Dec 2019||Jan 2020|
|1 USD =||111.5750 Inverse: 0.0090||109.5133 Inverse: 0.0091||107.7470 Inverse: 0.0093||108.6750 Inverse: 0.0092||104.8493 Inverse: 0.0095||107.1673 Inverse: 0.0093||108.6123 Inverse: 0.0092||108.6360 Inverse: 0.0092||109.3932 Inverse: 0.0091||109.7377 Inverse: 0.0091|
US dollar to the Japanese yen for the last 10 days
|Feb 15||Feb 16||Feb 17||Feb 18||Feb 19||Feb 20||Feb 21||Feb 22||Feb 23||Feb 24|
|1 USD =||109.7915 Inverse: 0.0091||109.7955 Inverse: 0.0091||109.8370 Inverse: 0.0091||109.9212 Inverse: 0.0091||111.1987 Inverse: 0.0090||111.9713 Inverse: 0.0089||111.5850 Inverse: 0.0090||111.5850 Inverse: 0.0090||111.5485 Inverse: 0.0090||110.8547 Inverse: 0.0090|
What affects USD > JPY exchange rates?
The policies of the Federal Reserve
When the Fed stops distributing dollars (as just one example), it restricts the money supply. Hence, demand goes up.
Exports from Japan and China
Both countries buy dollars to stabilize their currencies. This helps them create cheaper exports, which in turn makes their exports more attractive to world buyers.
When it’s growing, the yen goes up. When it slows, the yen tends to drop.
Japan’s economy is heavily affected by the success of its manufacturing industry.
Because Japan is a small country, it needs to export many goods to run a strong economy. Trade surpluses tend to increase the value of the yen.
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Market rate for common transfer amounts USD to JPY
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How much is traded between these currencies?
There’s about $1.5 trillion in US dollars and $1 trillion of yen currently in circulation. The US dollar is the most traded currency in the world, and the yen is the third most traded. On any given day in the forex market, the USD/JPY currency pair will represent around a fifth of trade volume.
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