nominal exchange rate

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Nominal exchange rate

The actual foreign exchange quotation in contrast to the real exchange rate, which has been adjusted for changes in purchasing power.

Nominal Exchange Rate

The official quote of an exchange rate. For example, when one changes dollars for pounds, the bank lists an exchange rate of, say, two dollars for one pound. This is the nominal exchange rate. While this indicates the number of pounds one receives for a dollar (or vice versa), it does not show the purchasing power of the pound versus that of the dollar. See also: Real Exchange Rate.

nominal exchange rate

the EXCHANGE RATE of a currency expressed in current price terms, that is, making no allowance for the effects of INFLATION. Contrast REAL EXCHANGE RATE.
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