BANGKO SENTRAL NG PILIPINAS
FINANCIAL MARKET OPERATIONS SUB-SECTOR
REFERENCE EXCHANGE RATE BULLETIN
August 20, 2018
  COUNTRY UNIT SYMBOL EURO U.S.DOLLAR PHIL.PESO
  EQUIVALENT EQUIVALENT EQUIVALENT
             
  I.  CONVERTIBLE CURRENCIES WITH BANGKO SENTRAL:        
             
1 UNITED STATES DOLLAR USD 0.874126 1.000000 53.4140
2 JAPAN YEN JPY 0.007904 0.009042 0.4830
3 UNITED KINGDOM POUND GBP 1.114336 1.274800 68.0922
4 HONGKONG DOLLAR HKD 0.111362 0.127398 6.8048
5 SWITZERLAND FRANC CHF 0.878253 1.004722 53.6662
6 CANADA DOLLAR CAD 0.669316 0.765697 40.8989
7 SINGAPORE DOLLAR SGD 0.637490 0.729288 38.9542
8 AUSTRALIA DOLLAR AUD 0.639423 0.731500 39.0723
9 BAHRAIN DINAR* BHD 2.318760 2.652661 141.6892
10 KUWAIT DINAR KWD N/A N/A N/A
11 SAUDI ARABIA RIAL SAR 0.233081 0.266645 14.2426
12 BRUNEI DOLLAR BND 0.635174 0.726639 38.8127
13 INDONESIA RUPIAH IDR 0.000059 0.000068 0.0036
14 THAILAND BAHT**** THB 0.026329 0.030120 1.6088
15 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES DIRHAM AED 0.238025 0.272301 14.5447
16 EUROPEAN MONETARY UNION EURO EUR 1.000000 1.144000 61.1056
17 KOREA WON KRW 0.000781 0.000894 0.0478
18 CHINA YUAN** CNY 0.126934 0.145212 7.7564
             
  II.  OTHERS (NOT CONVERTIBLE WITH BSP)          
             
19 ARGENTINA PESO ARS 0.029303 0.033523 1.7906
20 BRAZIL REAL  BRL 0.223436 0.255611 13.6532
21 DENMARK KRONER DKK 0.134100 0.153410 8.1942
22 INDIA RUPEE INR 0.012471 0.014267 0.7621
23 MALAYSIA RINGGIT MYR 0.212941 0.243605 13.0119
24 MEXICO NEW PESO MXN 0.046287 0.052952 2.8284
25 NEW ZEALAND DOLLAR NZD 0.579983 0.663500 35.4402
26 NORWAY KRONER NOK 0.103452 0.118349 6.3215
27 PAKISTAN RUPEE PKR 0.007113 0.008137 0.4346
28 SOUTH AFRICA RAND ZAR 0.059538 0.068111 3.6381
29 SWEDEN KRONER SEK 0.095440 0.109183 5.8319
30 SYRIA POUND SYP 0.001698 0.001942 0.1037
31 TAIWAN NT DOLLAR TWD 0.028455 0.032552 1.7387
32 VENEZUELA BOLIVAR*** VEB 0.000003 0.000004 0.0002
             
             
  BSP Buying Rate (T/T):    PHP 53.200 GOLD BUYING:  $               1,184.55    
  BSP Selling Rate (T/T):    PHP  53.700 SILVER BUYING:  $                    14.80    
  BSP Reference Rate:         PHP 53.450        
  PDS Closing Rate (17-Aug-18): PHP 53.425        
  SDR Rate:                          $                1.38801 /SDR      
**** THB On-shore price          
Source: REUTERS' FOREX CLOSING PRICES as of NY Time- 17-Aug-2018        
*   Various banks in Bahrain as quoted in Reuters' Screen.        
** Asian Time Closing Rate as of 17-Aug-18     Run date/time: 20-Aug-2018 08:36 AM  
*** Effective 01 Jan 2008 Venezuela's official exchange rate was changed to 2.15 bolivars per dollar from 2,150 per dollar