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EXCHANGE RATES Table 19.1 lists foreign exchange rates for May 29, 2014. On that day, how many dollars would be required to purchase 1,000 units of each of the following: British pounds, Canadian dollars, EMU euros, Japanese yen, Mexican pesos, and Swedish kronas?

Summary Introduction

To identify: The dollars required to buy different currencies.

Introduction:

Foreign Exchange Rate: Foreign exchange rate refers to the rate required to obtain a currency in other country’s currency.

Direct Rate: According to home currency direct rate is rate in home currency required to buy one unit of another country’s currency.

Explanation

Computation of dollars required to buy 1,000 units of currencies of various countries:

Using a excel spreadsheet, the dollars required to buy 1,000 units of currencies of various countries is computed as below:

Excel Spreadsheet:

Excel Workings:

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