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Pound-Rand Exchange Rate Rises as UK Escapes Falling into Recession

11 Nov 2019 at 11 AM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound Sterling to Rand exchange rate rose on Monday as risk appetite declined, leaving the pairing trading at around R19.0694. This morning, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed the UK avoided falling into recession during the third quarter as annual growth increased by 1%. While this was the weakest rate of annual...

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GBP to ZAR Exchange Rate Tumbles on Fresh General Election Jitters

22 Oct 2019 at 4 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Despite a lack of strong support for the South African Rand, a combination of trade sentiment and Brexit developments left the British Pound to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate much weaker this afternoon. Fresh speculation that the UK government’s Brexit plans could be blocked and lead to a relatively long Brexit delay, as well as...

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Pound Sterling South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Slumps Ahead of Boris’ First ‘Meaningful Vote’

18 Oct 2019 at 10 AM - Written by John Cameron

Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Falls as PM Insists he is 'Very Confident' The Pound Sterling South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate slumped this morning, and the pairing is currently trading at around R19.0157. At the end of the week, the Pound retreated as doubts Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal will...

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Johnson-Merkel Phone Call Leaves Pound Sterling South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Flat

8 Oct 2019 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Muted as Brexit Negotiations Close to Breaking Down The Pound Sterling South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate was left muted and the pairing is currently trading at around R18.6303. The Pound was left flat against the Rand following reports that negotiations between the UK and...

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Pound South African Rand Exchange Rate Rises, US-China Trade Uncertainty Weigh on South African Rand

7 Oct 2019 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/ZAR Exchange Rate Edges Higher, Global Political Uncertainties Drags Down Rand The Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate rose by 0.7% today, with the pairing currently trading around R18.667 after China removed key trade issues from the negotiation table with the US ahead of this week’s negotiations in Washington. As a...

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GBP to ZAR Exchange Rate Recovers Losses as UK Supreme Court Rules against Government Prorogation

24 Sep 2019 at 4 PM - Written by Tim Boyer

For now, the British Pound to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate has been able to keep holding onto last week’s impressive gains thanks to today’s fresh demand for the Pound, as well as weakness in the South African Rand. Demand for Sterling has risen following today’s surprise ruling from the UK Supreme Court, that the...

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Pound Sterling South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Rallies as PM Accused of Using Suspension to ‘Silence’ MPs

17 Sep 2019 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron

Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Rises as Supreme Court Hears Evidence The Pound Sterling South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate rallied, and the pairing is currently trading at around R18.4336. Sterling jumped against the South African Rand as the UK Supreme Court heard evidence the suspension of parliament was to...

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Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Sinks as ZAR Benefits on Improved Risk-Sentiment

12 Sep 2019 at 2 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/ZAR Exchange Rate Eases as US-China Trade Relations Improve The Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate fell by -0.6% today, with the pairing currently trading around R17.991 as ZAR improves on higher market risk-sentiment. The South African Rand (ZAR) has continued to benefit from the rating agency Moody’s indication that...

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Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Eases as ZAR Benefits from Risk-On Trade

10 Sep 2019 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/ZAR Exchange Rate Down as US-China Trade Deal Hopes Increase The Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate fell by -0.2% today, with the pairing currently trading around R18.192 following July’s SA manufacturing production index which eased from -3.6% to -1.1%. However, buying sentiment in the South African Rand (ZAR) has...

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Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Soars as UK Markets Benefit from Ebbing No-Deal Brexit Fears

5 Sep 2019 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/ZAR Exchange Rate Rises as No-Deal Brexit is Effectively Ruled Out The Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate soared by 0.9% today, with the pairing trading around R18.308 on ebbing no-deal Brexit fears after last night’s parliamentary vote saw the anti no-deal Brexit bill pass successfully after two separate votes. As a...

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