Historic South African rand Nigerian Naira

South African rand nigerian naira history since 17/07/2024 until today (0 years). Search for ZAR to NGN exchange rate history for a particular date, month or year.

is the currency (supplied by South African Reserve Bank and the currency supplied by Central Bank of Nigeria. The ZAR NGN historical data can be seen on the South African rand nigerian naira historical chart.

23/03/2020: COVID-19 Pandemic Impact

The rand experienced significant volatility and depreciation as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, affecting the country's economy and trade balance.

20/03/2020: Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a significant decline in oil prices, affecting Nigeria's economy and putting pressure on the Naira's exchange rate.

20/06/2016: Adoption of Flexible Exchange Rate Policy

The Central Bank of Nigeria adopted a flexible exchange rate policy, allowing the Naira to float freely against other currencies based on market forces.

15/12/2008: Global Financial Crisis Impact

The rand plunged against major currencies due to the global financial crisis and concerns about South Africa's economic stability.

09/11/2001: Rand Weakens to Record Low

The rand weakened to an all-time low against the US dollar, due to global economic uncertainty and domestic political concerns.

29/05/1999: Transition to Democratic Governance

Nigeria transitioned to democratic governance, leading to economic reforms and stability, positively affecting the value and management of the Naira currency.

01/01/1995: Establishment of Reserve Bank Independence

The South African Reserve Bank gained independence, allowing it to have more control over monetary policy.

27/04/1994: First Democratic Elections

The first democratic elections were held in South Africa, marking the end of apartheid and bringing political stability, positively affecting the rand's value.

12/06/1993: Introduction of the Third Nigerian Naira

The third Nigerian Naira (NGN) was introduced after the country's return to civilian rule following years of military regimes.

31/12/1984: Implementation of the Structural Adjustment Program

The Nigerian government implemented the Structural Adjustment Program, leading to a significant devaluation of the Naira and the adoption of a floating exchange rate.

01/08/1982: Currency Decimalization

The rand was decimalized, with 1 rand being equal to 100 cents.

01/07/1979: Adoption of the Second Nigerian Naira

The second Nigerian Naira (NGN) was introduced following the adoption of a new constitution and the country's transition to civilian rule.

01/07/1973: Introduction of decimal currency

The Nigerian Naira was introduced as the official currency of Nigeria, replacing the pound sterling with a decimal currency system.

14/09/1961: Introduction of the Rand

The South African rand was introduced as the official currency, replacing the South African pound.