South African Rand (ZAR)

Forex News  Apr 4  Comment 
The South African rand fell during the current trading session but has bounced versus the US dollar by now. The drop was a result of the sovereign credit rating downgrade by Standard & Poor’s. The S&P reduced South Africa’s credit...
Clusterstock  Apr 4  Comment 
The South African rand is ticking down on Tuesday. The currency is lower by 0.5% at 13.7621 per dollar as of 8:11 a.m. ET. The head of South Africa's Treasury, Lungisa Fuzile, asked to leave his post at the end of the month, a year before his...
Reuters  Apr 4  Comment 
South Africa's rand, bonds and banking shares tumbled sharply on Tuesday after S&P Global Ratings cut the country's credit rating to junk in response to President Jacob Zuma's move to sack its respected finance minister.
Forex News  Mar 30  Comment 
The South African rand erased yesterday’s losses today, jumping more than 1% against the US dollar. The currency dropped yesterday amid speculations that President Jacob Zuma is going to sack markets-favored Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan....
Forex News  Mar 29  Comment 
The South African Rand dropped today amid speculations that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will leave his office. There are speculations that President Jacob Zuma is going to fire Gordhan. It was not a secret that the President...
Clusterstock  Mar 28  Comment 
The South African rand is tumbling following reports that President Jacob Zuma plans to fire his finance minister. The currency is down by 1.7% at 12.9929 per dollar as of 8:08 a.m. ET after being down by about 2.9% earlier. Zuma reportedly...
The Times of India  Mar 23  Comment 
SAFRICA-MARKETS/:South Africa's rand, bonds on the front foot as data boosts demand  Mar 2  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - The South African Rand drifted higher against the U.S. dollar in evening deals on Monday, as the latter weakened across the board in reaction to the G-20 decision to omit the pledge to resist trade protectionism. The South...
BBC News  Feb 16  Comment 
Banks are accused of rigging the price of South Africa's currency, the rand, as far back as 2007.  Dec 15  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - The South African Rand lost ground against the U.S. dollar in the European session on Thursday, as the latter was buoyed by the Fed's decision to raise interest rates by 25 basis points and indicating aggressive pace of...


The South African Rand is the currency used in South Africa, Nambia, Swaziland, and Lesotho.

The chart at left shows the USD/ZAR currency pair; the number of South African Ran equivalent to 1 U.S. Dollar (USD).

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