The Japanese Yen is the official currency of Japan. The ISO code is JPY and identified by the symbol ¥. It is subdivided into 100 sen. The Japanese yen is the third most traded currency in the foreign exchange markets, trailing behind the United States dollar and the euro.

Exchange rates are published daily. These rates are provided for indicative purposes only.

The foreign exchange reference rates are published by the European Central Bank.

Japanese monetary unit

Currency Name: Japanese yen
Local Name:
Users: Japan
Currency Symbol/Sign: ¥
Sen: sen
ISO code: JPY
Central bank: Bank of Japan (Nippon Ginko)
Subunit: 1 yen = 100 sen
Banknotes: 1000, 2000, 5000 and 10,000 ¥.
Coins: 1, 5, 10, ¥0, 100 and 500 ¥.

Currency Peg:No
Black Market for Currency:Yes
Currency Volatility:unknown.

Central Bank Rate

The current central bank interest rate is 0.00%. This is the same as 2011, which was 0.00%.

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Exchange rates

Exchange rates today: Friday 28th of July 2017

Country Japanese Yen Euro
Japanese Yen (JPY) 1 JPY = 0.0077 €
130.32 JPY = 1 €
20 JPY = 0.1535 €
50 JPY = 0.3837 €
100 JPY = 0.7673 €
500 JPY   = 3.8367 €
1000 JPY = 7.6734 €

The rates are set on the basis of the regular daily concertation procedure between national central banks, which normally takes place at 2.15 p.m. CET. The exchange rates are for reference only and are published daily when TARGET system is open.