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 Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - November 2017

In October 2017, the rand (ZAR) rand was weaker against nearly of the major developed and emerging market currencies.

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - October 2017

In September 2017, the rand (ZAR) rand was, in general, weaker against most of the major developed and emerging market currencies.

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - August 2017

In August 2017, the rand (ZAR) rand was, in general, stronger against most of the major developed and emerging market currencies.

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - August 2017

In July 2017, the rand (ZAR) rand was, in general, slightly weaker against most of the major developed and emerging market currencies.

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - July 2017

In June 2017, the rand (ZAR) was, on balance, relatively stable against most of the major developed and emerging market currencies.

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - June 2017

Despite credit ratings downgrades in May and June, the rand was still stronger against most other currencies compared with a year ago.

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - May 2017

Despite credit ratings downgrades in April, the rand was still stronger against most other currencies compared with a year ago.

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - April 2017

In March 2017, measured on a year ago, the rand was still substantially stronger against the British pound (32.6%) and the euro (20.6%).

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - March 2017

In February 2017, the rand (ZAR) strengthened against virtually all of the major developed and emerging market currencies.

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - February 2017

In January 2017, the rand (ZAR) weakened slightly against most of the major developed and emerging market currencies.

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