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Asian currencies jump; S.Korean won and Thai baht lead gains


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The following table shows rates for Asian

currencies against the dollar at 0206 GMT.

CURRENCIES VS US

DOLLAR

Currency Latest bid Previous day Pct Move

Japanese yen 133.170 132.85 -0.24

Sing dlr 1.376 1.3759 +0.01

Taiwan dlr 29.995 29.994 0.00

Korean won 1299.600 1310.1 +0.81

Baht 35.780 35.97 +0.53

Peso 55.350 55.531 +0.33

Rupiah 14905.000 14930 +0.17

Rupee 79.465 79.465 0.00

Ringgit 4.452 4.456 +0.09

Yuan 6.746 6.7485 +0.04

Change so far in 2022

Currency Latest bid End 2021 Pct Move

Japanese yen 133.170 115.08 -13.58

Sing dlr 1.376 1.3490 -1.94

Taiwan dlr 29.995 27.676 -7.73

Korean won 1299.600 1188.60 -8.54

Baht 35.780 33.39 -6.68

Peso 55.350 50.99 -7.88

Rupiah 14905.000 14250 -4.39

Rupee 79.465 74.33 -6.46

Ringgit 4.452 4.1640-6.47

Yuan 6.746 6.3550 -5.79

(Compiled by Sameer Manekar in Bengaluru; Editing by Subhranshu

Sahu)



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