Foreign exchange rates

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Foreign exchange rates
Westpac's current foreign exchange rates as at 29/08/2014 11:55pm.
The exchange rates used are indicative only and subject to change without notice.
CurrencyCodeWestpac buys T/TWestpac buys cheques & T/CWestpac buys cashWestpac sell rate
United States dollar USD 0.8570 0.8635 0.8912 0.8203
Pound sterling GBP 0.5152 0.5192 0.5358 0.4954
Australian dollar AUD 0.9106 0.9168 0.9406 0.8787
Euro EUR 0.6509 0.6559 0.6769 0.6218
Japanese yen JPY 88.85 89.54 92.49 85.07
Canadian dollar CAD 0.9266 0.9340 0.9730 0.8918
Swiss franc CHF 0.7811 - 0.8163 0.7502
CFP franc XPF 78.2143 - 84.0803 72.9652
Danish krone DKK 4.8542 - - 4.6330
Fijian dollar FJD 1.6105 - 1.7232 1.4913
Hong Kong dollar HKD 6.6108 6.6623 6.9414 6.3844
Indian rupee INR 52.3850 - - 49.1336
Norwegian krone NOK 5.3037 - - 5.0625
Pakistan rupee PKR 87.6855 - - 83.3894
Papua New Guinean kina PGK 2.1541 - - 1.9602
Philippine peso PHP 37.9036 - - 35.4382
Singapore dollar SGD 1.0674 1.0757 1.1208 1.0276
Solomon Islands dollar SBD 6.5644 - - 5.4532
South African rand ZAR 9.0715 - 9.5251 8.6687
Sri Lankan rupee LKR 112.2178 - - 106.0045
Swedish krona SEK 5.9810 - - 5.7098
Thai baht THB 27.1333 - 29.8466 25.6425
Tongan pa'anga TOP 1.5747 - 1.7322 1.4392
Vanuatu vatu VUV 80.9232 - - 75.9734
Samoan tala WST 1.9844 - 2.1829 1.8357

Westpac will buy or sell cash only in the currencies where a "Westpac buys cash" rate is displayed.
Rates are updated Monday to Friday excluding public holidays.
Certain transactions are subject to a commission charge and/or fee(s).
T/T = telegraphic transfer received from overseas; T/C = travellers cheques.
Westpac accepts no liability for losses suffered as a result of it converting currencies and any exchange risks from the conversion of currencies is the responsibility of the account/deposit holder.
* The 'indicative' rate is the mid rate between the Bank Buys T/T and Bank Sells rate.