South Africa Forex Market Overview (Monthly Report)

A monthly overview of the performance of the rand exchange rate against the most important developed and emerging market currencies. Purchasing power parity values for the rand are also shown against the dollar, euro, sterling, yen, Swiss franc and Canadian dollar. Rates of change in the rand against the various currencies are depicted for the past ten years. The changes in forward rates and trade financing rates are also depicted, as are spot, forward, swap and turnover statistics from the SA Reserve Bank.


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South Africa Foreign Merchandise Trade (Monthly Report) - September 2019

The latest 12-month merchandise trade deficit measured R84 billion which was R32 billion more than the previous 12 months’ deficit.

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - September 2019

Compared with the previous month, the rand strengthened against most emerging market currencies but traded weaker against developed market currencies.

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - August 2019

The rand strengthened against all major developed and emerging market currencies in July 2019 compared with the previous month.

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - June 2019

The rand weakened against most major developed and emerging market currencies in May 2019 compared with the previous month.

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - May 2019

The rand strengthened against most major developed and emerging market currencies in April 2019 compared with the previous month.

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - April 2019

The rand weakened against most major developed and emerging market currencies in March 2019 compared with the previous month.

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - March 2019

The rand weakened against most major developed and emerging market currencies in February 2019 compared with the previous month.

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - February 2019

The rand strengthened against most major developed and emerging market currencies in January 2019 compared with the previous month.

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - January 2019

The rand weakened against most major developed and emerging market currencies in December 2018 compared with the previous month.

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - December 2018

The rand strengthened against all major developed and emerging market currencies in November 2018 compared with the previous month.

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