Japanese Yen

Japanese Yen

The yen (Japanese: 円, Hepburn: en, symbol: ¥; code: JPY; also abbreviated as JP¥) is the official currency of Japan. It is the third most traded currency in the foreign exchange market after the United States dollar and the euro. It is also widely used as a reserve currency after the U.S. dollar, the euro, and the pound sterling. The concept of the yen was a component of the Meiji government's modernization program of Japan's economy; which postulated the pursuit of a uniform currency throughout the country modeled after the European decimal currency system. Before the Meiji Restoration, Japan's feudal fiefs all issued their own money, hansatsu, in an array of incompatible denominations. The New Currency Act of 1871 did away with these and established the yen, which was defined as 1.5 g (0.048 troy ounces) of gold, or 24.26 g (0.780 troy ounces) of silver, as the new decimal currency. The former han (fiefs) became prefectures and their mints private chartered banks, which initially retained the right to print money. To bring an end to this situation the Bank of Japan was founded in 1882 and given a monopoly on controlling the money supply.Following World War II the yen lost much of its prewar value. To stabilize the Japanese economy the exchange rate of the yen was fixed at ¥360 per $1 as part of the Bretton Woods system. When that system was abandoned in 1971, the yen became undervalued and was allowed to float. The yen had appreciated to a peak of ¥271 per $1 in 1973, then underwent periods of depreciation and appreciation due to the 1973 oil crisis, arriving at a value of ¥227 per $1 by 1980. Since 1973, the Japanese government has maintained a policy of currency intervention, and the yen is therefore under a "dirty float" regime. This intervention continues to this day. The Japanese government focuses on a competitive export market, and tries to ensure a low yen value through a trade surplus. The Plaza Accord of 1985 temporarily changed this situation from its average of ¥239 per US$1 in 1985 to ¥128 in 1988 and led to a peak value of ¥80 against the U.S. dollar in 1995, effectively increasing the value of Japan’s GDP to almost that of the United States. Since that time, however, the yen has greatly decreased in value. The Bank of Japan maintains a policy of zero to near-zero interest rates and the Japanese government has an extreme anti-inflation policy.

Chinese Yuan Renminbi

Chinese Yuan Renminbi

The renminbi (Ab.: RMB; simplified Chinese: 人民币; traditional Chinese: 人民幣; pinyin: rénmínbì; literally: "people's currency"; sign: 元; code: CNY) is the official currency of the People's Republic of China. The yuan (Chinese: 元; pinyin: yuán) is the basic unit of the renminbi, but is also used to refer to the Chinese currency generally, especially in international contexts where "Chinese yuan" is widely used to refer to the renminbi. The distinction between the terms renminbi and yuan is similar to that between sterling and pound, which respectively refer to the British currency and its primary unit. One yuan is subdivided into 10 jiao (Chinese: 角; pinyin: jiǎo), and a jiao in turn is subdivided into 10 fen (Chinese: 分; pinyin: fēn). The renminbi is issued by the People's Bank of China, the monetary authority of China.Until 2005, the value of the renminbi was pegged to the US dollar. As China pursued its transition from central planning to a market economy, and increased its participation in foreign trade, the renminbi was devalued to increase the competitiveness of Chinese industry. It has previously been claimed that the renminbi's official exchange rate was undervalued by as much as 37.5% against its purchasing power parity. More recently, however, appreciation actions by the Chinese government, as well as quantitative easing measures taken by the American Federal Reserve and other major central banks, have caused the renminbi to be within as little as 8% of its equilibrium value by the second half of 2012. Since 2006, the renminbi exchange rate has been allowed to float in a narrow margin around a fixed base rate determined with reference to a basket of world currencies. The Chinese government has announced that it will gradually increase the flexibility of the exchange rate. As a result of the rapid internationalization of the renminbi, it became the world's 8th most traded currency in 2013, and 5th by 2015.On 1 October 2016, the RMB became the first emerging market currency to be included in the IMF's special drawing rights basket, the basket of currencies used by the IMF (reserve currency).

16 Japanese Yen to Chinese Yuan Renminbi exchange rates chart

16 JPY to CNY exchange rates graph
16 JPY to CNY Spot rate – This is known more formally as the ‘interbank’ rate. It is the rate banks or large financial institutions charge each other when trading significant amounts of foreign currency. In the business, this is sometimes referred to as a ‘spot rate’. It is not the tourist rate and you cannot buy currency at this rate, as you are buying relatively small amounts of foreign currency. In everyday life it is the same as the difference between wholesale and retail prices. The rates shown in financial newspapers and in broadcast media are usually the interbank rates.

16 JPY to CNY exchange rates table

Exchange JPY to CNY
16 Japanese Yen = 0.976 Chinese Yuan Renminbi
32 Japanese Yen = 1.953 Chinese Yuan Renminbi
80 Japanese Yen = 4.882 Chinese Yuan Renminbi
160 Japanese Yen = 9.763 Chinese Yuan Renminbi
Exchange Japanese Yen to Chinese Yuan Renminbi
16 Japanese Yen to Chinese Yuan Renminbi Cross rate – This is the rate we give to customers who want to exchange currencies that do not involve the local currency. For example, if you want to exchange Australian dollars into US dollars.

Best JPY/CNY rate at World Currency Shop in Tokyo

16 JPY to CNY exchange rates at World Currency Shop in Tokyo
16 Japanese Yen = 0.890 Chinese Yuan Renminbi
World Currency Shop
World Currency Shop

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Best JPY/CNY rate at Bank of China in Shanghai

16 JPY to CNY exchange rates at Bank of China in Shanghai
16 Japanese Yen = 0.951 Chinese Yuan Renminbi
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Bank of China

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Best JPY/CNY rate at Tourex in Osaka

16 JPY to CNY exchange rates at Tourex in Osaka
16 Japanese Yen = 0.982 Chinese Yuan Renminbi
Tourex
Tourex

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16 JPY to CNY exchange rates news

Dollar falls as Fed officials ring note of caution, pound bounces
Dollar falls as Fed officials ring note of caution, pound bounces

By Richard Leong NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar fell broadly on Friday in the wake of cautious comments from two U.S. Federal Reserve officials about global economic growth, while sterling rose fo...

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USD/JPY Weekly Price Forecast - US dollar falls against Japanese yen for the week

The US dollar fell significantly against the Japanese yen during the week, as we continue to struggle with the ¥114.50 level above. That’s an area that shows resistance all the way to the 115 young level, so it makes sense that we would struggle to break above there.

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Corporate Japan's net profits to inch up 1% in sharp slowdown

TOKYO -- Japanese corporate profits are on course to rise 1% for another record in fiscal 2018, an estimate that is significantly lower than the 34% j

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FOREX-Euro, pound firm after draft Brexit deal; yen strengthens
FOREX-Euro, pound firm after draft Brexit deal; yen strengthens

*Euro, sterling supported by draft Brexit deal. *Fed rate view, economic growth seen supporting dollar. *Graphic: World FX rates in 2018.

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Here’s how much Brexit turmoil might whack the British pound, analysts predict
Here’s how much Brexit turmoil might whack the British pound, analysts predict

Amid a new flurry of resignations on Thursday, Prime Minister Theresa May and her Brexit plans are vulnerable, throwing the British pound into a spiral lower as uncertainty looms.

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BRIEF-Neway Valve Suzhou Plans Share Buyback Worth 80-200 Million Yuan Within Six Months

Nov 16 (Reuters) - Neway Valve Suzhou Co Ltd: * SAYS IT PLANS TO BUY BACK COMPANY SHARES WORTH 80-200 MILLION YUAN ($11.51-$28.78 million) WITHIN SIX MONTHS Source text in Chinese: https://bit.ly/2K7IA0Z ...

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BRIEF-Zhejiang Hailiang To Buy Back 500-1,000 Million Yuan Worth Of Company Shares

Nov 16 (Reuters) - Zhejiang Hailiang Co Ltd: * SAYS IT PLANS TO BUY BACK 500-1,000 MILLION YUAN ($71.96-143.92 million) WORTH OF COMPANY SHARES WITHIN SIX MONTHS Source text in Chinese: https://bit.ly/2PxIztl ...

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BRIEF-Shenzhen Sunlord Electronics To Buy Back 100-200 Million Yuan Worth Of Company Shares

Nov 16 (Reuters) - Shenzhen Sunlord Electronics Co Ltd : * SAYS IT PLANS TO BUY BACK 100-200 MILLION YUAN ($14.39-28.78 million)WORTH OF COMPANY SHARES WITHIN 12 MONTHS Source text in Chinese: https://bit.ly/2Tc5WH7 ...

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PetroChina's gas marketing consolidation worries independent...

PetroChina will merge its wholesale natural gas sales unit with retail provider Kunlun Energy to shore up profits though the move worries independent gas sellers that fear the combination will create a monopoly.

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