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GBP to ZAR Exchange Rate Climbs on Poor South African Data Ahead of South African Reserve Bank

16 Jan 2020 at 11 AM - Written by Tim Boyer

Despite rising Bank of England (BoE) interest rate cut bets and higher market demand for currencies correlated to trade and risk, the British Pound to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate has recovered to above the week’s opening levels today. The Pound is steadying ahead of tomorrow’s key UK retail sales report, while the South...

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GBP to ZAR Exchange Rate Struggles to Hold Gains as Risk Sentiment Returns

8 Jan 2020 at 3 PM - Written by Tim Boyer

Despite UK data being generally supportive and South African data being weak, the British Pound to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate has fallen back from weekly highs today and is struggling to continue trending with an upside bias. The Pound is seeing mixed demand as uncertainty worsens over the Brexit transition period, while the...

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Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Slumps as UK Data Lacks ‘Festive Cheer’

16 Dec 2019 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

Pound Sterling South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Slips as Investors Fear BoE Cut The Pound Sterling South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate slumped, leaving the pairing trading at around R19.2154. Sterling edged higher against a handful of currencies on Monday, boosted by last week’s general election results. Following...

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Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Flat Ahead of Next Week’s ‘Already-Volatile Cocktail’

6 Dec 2019 at 11 AM - Written by John Cameron

Pound Sterling South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Flat after GBP’s Three-Day Rally The Pound Sterling South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate was remained flat on Friday morning, leaving the pairing trading at around R19.2375. At the end of the week, Sterling edged lower against the Rand after its recent rally sparked by...

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Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Rallies on UK Election Optimism

5 Dec 2019 at 12 PM - Written by John Cameron

Pound Sterling South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Reaches One-Month High The Pound Sterling South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate rallied on Thursday morning as UK election optimism increased. The pairing is currently trading at around R19.2307. The Pound was provided with a further boost as optimism the Conservative Party...

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GBP to ZAR Exchange Rate Surges as South African Growth Unexpectedly Contracts in Q3

3 Dec 2019 at 3 PM - Written by James Fuller

After sliding throughout yesterday’s session and touching lows not seen in almost a month, the British Pound to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate rebounded this morning and saw a surge in demand. This has been due to both a surprisingly good UK poll for the ruling Conservative Party, as well as some highly concerning developments...

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Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Slides as South African Trade Delivers Surprise Surplus

29 Nov 2019 at 2 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Stronger South African Trade Dents Pound Sterling South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate The Pound Sterling to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate saw a sharp slump ahead of the weekend after a better-than-expected South African balance of trade. As the trade balance only narrowed to 3.09 billion, rather than falling into a...

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GBP to ZAR Exchange Rate Avoids Major Losses amid Emerging Market Weakness

26 Nov 2019 at 3 PM - Written by Ben Hughes

The latest US-China trade optimism has been unable to offer much support to trade-correlated currencies like the South African Rand that are more correlated with emerging market movement, and as a result the British Pound to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate has only seen limited losses today. The Pound was tumbling against most...

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Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Plummets as Xi Jinping Comments Boost Risk Appetite

22 Nov 2019 at 11 AM - Written by John Cameron

Pound Sterling South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate as Investors Looked for US-China Trade Progress The Pound Sterling South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate slumped by around -0.6% at the end of the week, leaving the pairing trading at around R18.8420. The South African Rand rallied against the Pound on Friday despite...

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Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Steady, US-China Trade Tensions in Focus

20 Nov 2019 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/ZAR Exchange Rate Rangebound, South African Inflation Hits Near 9-Year Low The Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate held steady today, with the pairing currently trading around R19.062 despite weakening demand for riskier assets as US-China trade relations worsen over tariffs and increasing unrest in Hong Kong. However,...

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