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GBP to ZAR Exchange Rate Recovery Continues Despite Fresh Brexit Jitters

14 Dec 2018 at 10 AM - Written by Ben Hughes

Despite Sterling sliding against many major currencies on Friday morning, the British Pound to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate rebounded. Investors sold risky emerging market currencies like the South African Rand amid concerns about slowing global growth, as well as expectations for a Federal Reserve interest rate hike next...

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GBP to ZAR Exchange Rate Recovers from Monthly Lows as South African Budget Misses Targets

24 Oct 2018 at 3 PM - Written by James Fuller

Wednesday’s session saw broad fluctuations in the British Pound to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate, as the latest Brexit developments spooked Pound investors while the South African Rand also plunged, due to the latest South African budget news. Despite its Wednesday afternoon surge, GBP/ZAR remains lower than the week’s...

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Daily Currency News: GBP/ZAR Exchange Rate Rises as UK Manufacturing Sector Grows

1 Oct 2018 at 3 PM - Written by Minesh Chaudhari

Last week saw the Pound open trading against the Rand around ZA18.7752 on Monday and close slightly lower at a level of ZA18.4196 on Friday. This overall depreciation came after UK GDP growth missed forecasts – the yearly Q2 2018 reading rose from 1.1% to 1.2%, missing the expected 1.3% printing. Business investment stats proved...

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Signs of UK-German Brexit Breakthrough Trigger Sharp GBP/ZAR Exchange Rate Rise

5 Sep 2018 at 3 PM - Written by James Fuller

Pound Sterling to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Rises 1.9% on Sign of Brexit Breakthrough The Pound (GBP) has risen sharply against the South African Rand (ZAR) today, in addition to trading higher against most other currency peers. This recent surge in demand for Sterling has been caused by the latest Brexit developments...

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Pound Sterling to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Rises 0.9% on Rand Weakness

17 Aug 2018 at 3 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

On Thursday, the Pound opened trading against the South African Rand at a level of 18.5373 and closed slightly higher around 18.7123. This appreciation in the GBP/ZAR exchange rate was caused by the news that UK retail sales activity had risen in July, beating forecasts across the board. While this news raised confidence among GBP...

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Pound Sterling to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Rises despite Brexit Concerns

8 Aug 2018 at 4 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Tuesday’s trading session opened with the Pound to South African Rand exchange rate at a level of 17.4036. This proved to be a high point, as the Pound fell over the course of the day to close lower against the Rand at 17.2487. In a recurrent situation, the Pound’s losses against the Rand were caused by growing concerns that the UK...

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Pound to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Rises despite Disruptive Brexit Fears

30 Jul 2018 at 4 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Last week, the Pound to South African Rand exchange rate opened at a level of ZAR17.6225 on Monday and closed down lower at ZAR17.2606 on Friday. This week-long deterioration was down to growing concerns that the UK could face a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, which might necessitate stockpiling essential supplies due to disrupted supply...

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GBP/ZAR Exchange Rate News: Pound to Rand Advance Triggered by Rising US Dollar

26 Jul 2018 at 5 PM - Written by James Fuller

On Wednesday, the Pound opened trading against the South African Rand at a level of 17.4681 and later closed down lower at 17.3054. This decline in the value of the Pound was caused by a cautious trader reaction to Confederation of British Industry (CBI) data covering retail activity in July. The CBI’s distributive trades reading...

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Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Tumbles as Trump Attacks UK’s Brexit Plans

13 Jul 2018 at 11 AM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate remains on the defensive this morning, following the pairing’s losses on Thursday following Trump’s attack on Theresa May’s Brexit plans. Pound (GBP) Plummets as Trump Dents Hopes for US Trade Deal The Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate came under heavy pressure...

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GBP to ZAR Exchange Rate Hits Six-Month-High as Emerging Market Selloff Continues

15 Jun 2018 at 2 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

Due to multiple disappointing South African ecostats over the past week, investors have become more concerned that South Africa’s economy will continue to struggle this year. The latest Federal Reserve news put additional pressure on risky emerging market currencies like the Rand, helping the British Pound to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR)...

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