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JPY to GBP mid-rate = 0.007076

Right now the JPY/GBP market mid-rate is 0.007076 and represents ideally how many British Pound Sterling you can get for one Japanese Yen (21-08-2018 06:26:33 GMT) .

You can calculate equivalent currency amounts at this mid-rate below. Then select the transaction type to compare the best exchange rates available for JPY to GBP transfers or buying GBP travel money.


Currency Converter JPY to GBP

1 JPY equals
0.007076 GBP 1GBP= 141.3281 JPY

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Japanese Yen

British Pound Sterling

1 JPY 0.0071 GBP
5 JPY 0.0354 GBP
10 JPY 0.0708 GBP
20 JPY 0.1415 GBP
50 JPY 0.3538 GBP
100 JPY 0.7076 GBP
250 JPY 1.7690 GBP
500 JPY 3.5380 GBP
1,000 JPY 7.0760 GBP
2,000 JPY 14.15 GBP
5,000 JPY 35.38 GBP
10,000 JPY 70.76 GBP
50,000 JPY 353.80 GBP

Japanese Yen

British Pound Sterling

141.33 JPY 1 GBP
706.64 JPY 5 GBP
1,413.28 JPY 10 GBP
2,826.56 JPY 20 GBP
7,066.41 JPY 50 GBP
14,132.81 JPY 100 GBP
35,332.03 JPY 250 GBP
70,664.05 JPY 500 GBP
141,328.10 JPY 1,000 GBP
282,656.20 JPY 2,000 GBP
706,640.50 JPY 5,000 GBP
1,413,281.00 JPY 10,000 GBP
7,066,405.00 JPY 50,000 GBP

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Japanese Yen to British Pound Sterling (JPY-GBP) - 10 Year History

The below table shows the historic variation in the JPY/GBP exchange rate over the last 10 years. The percentage change is the difference from the date shown to present. This lets you decide if the current rate is in your favour.

DateExchange RatePeriod
12 Aug 20180.0070841 Week
20 Jul 20180.0068341 Month
20 Feb 20180.0066516 Months
19 Aug 20170.0071121 Year
19 Aug 20160.0076342 Years
20 Aug 20130.0065535 Years
21 Aug 20080.00492710 Years

The three things you need in order to get a good JPY to GBP exchange rate

  1. Know the latest JPY/GBP market mid-rate. The closer your final exchange rate is to this real market rate the better deal you are getting. You should also judge how the current rate compares to the historic rate over the past 10 years.
  2. Compare your Bank's transaction costs to several licensed FX providers, remember to compare the exchange rate margins as well as the various types of fees. We make that easy to do with our calculators for Foreign Transfers and Travel Money transactions.
  3. Review up-to-date Currency News and Forecasts for both the and currencies, if available.

Transaction Costs - Margins and Fees for JPY/GBP Transfers and Currency Exchange

The transaction margin from the mid-rate you will be charged by your bank or foreign exchange provider plus any fixed or percentage fees. These margins and fees will vary significantly for International Money Transfers and Travel Money transactions.

You can see a sample of the margins from mid-rate in the table below which shows an example of the costs charged by FX specialist and the average bank rate when sending money transfers from JPY to GBP.

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Sending JPY 100,000 to GBP

ProviderRatingFeesExchange RateMargin
OFX logo OFX
¥00.007026£702.60 GBP1%
ジャスコ JUSCO  logo ジャスコ JUSCO
¥10000.006749£668.15 GBP5.85%
Average Bank Rate
Citibank logo  HSBC logo  ジャスコ JUSCO  logo 
¥150.006607£658.06 GBP7.28%
¥1500.006566£655.62 GBP7.62%
Citibank logo Citibank
¥120.006505£650.42 GBP8.35%
OFX logo OFX
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Price Details
Receive: £702.60 GBP
Exchange Rate: 0.007026
(Inverse 1GBP=JPY 142.3285)
Fees: ¥0
Total Cost : 1% (from mid-rate: 0.007097)
This is the amount of money that could be received by your transfer at rate JPY/GBP=0.007026 and inclusive of the fee of ¥0.
Rate timestamp : 1:25 Local
ジャスコ JUSCO  logo ジャスコ JUSCO

Price Details
Receive: £668.15 GBP
Exchange Rate: 0.006749
(Inverse 1GBP=JPY 148.1701)
Fees: ¥1000
Total Cost : 5.85% (from mid-rate: 0.007097)
Receive GBP £34.45 less than with  OFX logo OFX
This is the amount of money that could be received by your transfer at rate JPY/GBP=0.006749 and inclusive of the fee of ¥1000.
Average Bank Rate
Citibank logo  HSBC logo  ジャスコ JUSCO  logo 
This is the average JPY to GBP International Transfer exchange rate and fees from multiple banks for FX rates available over the counter and also via Internet Banking.

Price Details
Receive: £658.06 GBP
Exchange Rate: 0.006640
(Inverse 1GBP=JPY 150.6024)
Fees: ¥15
Total Cost : 7.28% (from mid-rate: 0.007097)
Receive GBP £44.54 less than with  OFX logo OFX
This is the amount of money that could be received by your transfer at rate JPY/GBP=0.006607 and inclusive of the fee of ¥15.
Rate available to HSBC Online Banking customers only.

Price Details
Receive: £655.62 GBP
Exchange Rate: 0.006566
(Inverse 1GBP=JPY 152.2997)
Fees: ¥150
Total Cost : 7.62% (from mid-rate: 0.007097)
Receive GBP £46.98 less than with  OFX logo OFX
This is the amount of money that could be received by your transfer at rate JPY/GBP=0.006566 and inclusive of the fee of ¥150.
Citibank logo Citibank
Rate available to Citibank customers via online banking.
Price Details
Receive: £650.42 GBP
Exchange Rate: 0.006505
(Inverse 1GBP=JPY 153.7279)
Fees: ¥12
Total Cost : 8.35% (from mid-rate: 0.007097)
Receive GBP £52.18 less than with  OFX logo OFX
This is the amount of money that could be received by your transfer at rate JPY/GBP=0.006505 and inclusive of the fee of ¥12.
% Margins to latest JPY/GBP mid-rate: 0.007097
Rates @ 08/21/2018

Getting a good market rate is mainly about timing however the transaction margin you end up being charged can be considerably reduced by around a few percent (of total amount being exchanged) for travel money and possibly over 5% to 6% when sending money. The exact potential savings depends on the currencies being exchanged and the amount you are transferring and if you are willing to shop around.

Our real-time comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.

Currency News, Research and Forecasts for Japanese Yen and British Pound Sterling

Whenever you are interested in an exchange rate you are actually interested in two currencies due to the fact that the value of a currency must always be quoted in comparison to a second currency.

So it follows that if you are determining the best time to transact, in this case the JPY vs GBP, you should pay attention to both Japanese Yen and British Pound Sterling news and forecasts.

Japanese Yen (JPY) - Market news and forecasts

Approaching the middle of August, the yen is the best performing currency of the year. Although it holds only a modest 1.7 percent gain over the US dollar (110.81) year-to-date, it's up handsomely elsewhere. Versus the Australian dollar (80.92), euro (126.43) and pound (141.60), the yen has gained an average of 8 percent.

The yen has been widely sought by investors in recent months due to its safe haven status. Investors have become more risk averse following chaos in emerging markets, led by Turkey and Argentina, and Washington’s massive tariffs on imported goods, which threaten global trade. The yen has also benefitted from speculation that the Bank of Japan will soon make changes to its ultra-loose monetary policy. Although low by international standards, yields on Japanese government bonds have risen to long-term highs and are now double 2017 averages.

In August, SEB was forecasting end-of-September rates of: EUR/JPY, 122; USD/JPY, 111; AUD/JPY, 82.

British Pound Sterling (GBP) - Market news and forecasts

The British pound has slumped across the board in recent months amid uncertainty over Brexit (a “no-deal” divorce with the EU is now seen as most likely).

By August 10th, the pound had fallen versus the US dollar to a 14-month low of 1.2766, and versus the yen, to a 1-year low of 141.6. Versus the euro, the pound has spent much of the last 11 months trading between 1.11 and 1.15; it fetched 1.12 euros at the time of this report.

The pound got no support from the Bank of England’s decision in August to raise its benchmark interest rate to 0.75 percent – the highest since 2009. A member of the BOE’s decision-making board said in August that UK interest rates would need to stay low for at least another 20 years.

Official forecasts from Citibank place GBP/USD at 1.34 in 6-12 months’ time and GBP/EUR at 1.125. Over the same time horizon, Scotiabank sees GBP/USD rising to levels between 1.32 and 1.35, and GBP/EUR falling to 1.1.

Why can't I just get the same JPY/GBP market rate I see on Google or in the Media?

The JPY/GBP mid-rate is the rate you will see Quoted on Google or the News, nobody except the largest banks and businesses can get exchange rates close to this mid-rate. It is actually just the theoretical half-way point (hence mid-rate) between the last rate at which the JPY / GBP was traded (bought or sold) in the international markets.

When you look up the current Japanese Yen to British Pound Sterling exchange rate on the web the figure you find quoted on sites like google or mentioned on TV is commonly referred to as the mid-market rate.

Getting a great JPY to GBP mid-market rate is all about timing, so unless you are able to wait, watch and time the market this is largely beyond your control. This rate will go up and down with varying amounts of volatility depending on the currency pair.

This mid-market rate is really only a reference and is just the starting point for calculating the actual rate you will get for your transaction, luckily we can also use this same rate to determine how good a deal a rate that a provider offers you actually is.

You can use our JPY to GBP currency converter to calculate equivalent amounts in each currency using the latest mid-market exchange rates. Then choose your transaction type for specific Japanese Yen cross rates and reviews of leading foreign exchange providers versus the Banks.