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Exchange Rates

Volume 164: debated on Thursday 21 December 1989

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To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the exchange rate of the pound on the date of the publication of the Chancellor's Autumn Statement in terms of (a) the dollar, (b) the deutschmark, (c) the Japanese yen and (d) the sterling index; what are the latest available exchange rates for these categories; and if he will make a statement.

At the close of business on 15 November and 19 December, the exchange rates against sterling for the specified currencies were as follows:

15 November1·58252·9113227·288·7
19 December1·60302·7764230·486·6