South African Rand Market Reports & Forecasts

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  • Zuma survives vote of no confidence, ZAR falls

    With a potential end to Jacob Zuma’s administration the Rand started the week on a strong note, only for GBP to gain 3% with the election result.

  • Will the Rand lose even more credibility?

    The South African Rand has lost over 10% against the Pound following Zuma’s decision to fire members of his cabinet, including Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

  • South Africa’s cabinet turmoil

    Rumours that President Zuma will arrange a cabinet reshuffle has weakened the South African Rand against the Pound by 6% since Monday.

  • Rand hits a 2.5 year high against the Pound

    A strong financial budget from Pravin Gordhan has helped pave the way for ZAR strength against Sterling. Can the Rand continue its upward trend amid political tensions?

  • Banks accused of rigging South Africa’s Rand

    17 major banks have been accused of rigging the Rand for profit boosting. Banks including HSBC and Barclays could face hefty finds if found guilty.

  • Rand in Freefall as political pressure rises

    Political events in South Africa are having an impact on the Rand. Whilst Brexit has been the main driver of GBP ZAR in recent months, further concerns could see a change in direction for current GBP ZAR exchange rates.

  • GBPZAR picks up from 2 year Low

    GBPZAR exchange rates are now 5% cheaper since last week. How will the FED’s decision to hike rates impact the Rand?

  • South African economy slips back into recession

    The South African Rand remains strong against the Pound despite the economy falling back into recession. ZAR sellers may want to make the most of current levels.

  • Opportunities to sell South African Rand should be taken

    Recent Sterling weakness and the expectation the United States will not be raising interest rates in 2015 have helped the South African Rand to make some important inroads into the Pound, but will this last?

  • South African Rand (ZAR) struggling to hold any ground

    The South African Rand has made significant losses this week because of South Africa’s close ties to the Chinese economy. If you are looking to sell South African Rand (ZAR) in the near future making some plans sooner rather than later would be wise.

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