Looking to convert Japanese yen to American dollars? Below is our currency converter for these two currencies that is updated daily for accurate exchanges.
Converter Yen - Dollars
Considered in the foreign exchange market as the third most traded currency, the Japanese yen is working its way higher towards the powerful American dollar. Both currencies are also described as reserve currencies, although the dollar holds considerably more influence in this regard. Our currency converters will help you calculate quantites from several different currencies to another, try this one to convert yen to dollars.
How Does the Converter from Yen (¥) to Dollars ($) Work?
To begin converting currencies, simply enter the quanitity of yen you wish to change in the box above. After clicking ¨convert¨ our currency calculator will give you the amount of dollars this equates to, based on the daily exchange rate updated regularly by our system. For the opposite conversion use the calculator for dollar – yen converter.
About the Japanese ¥
Yen is the official currency of Japan and is made from 100 sen as its smaller unit. There is no plural for the yen within the English language. After the euro and dollar, it is the third most traded currency in the world. The name yen comes from the Japanese word to mean ¨round¨and was created in the 1870s.
About the US $
The dollar is the official currency of the United States of America and the territories classed as part of the USA. A single dollar is made up of 100 smaller units known as cents. It is the most powerful and influential currency in the world and is extremely important in the foreign trade market. Many other countries also choose to use the US dollar as their official currency or share the dollar name with their own currency.