Historic South African rand United States dollar

South African rand united states dollar history since 18/07/2024 until today (0 years). Search for ZAR to USD exchange rate history for a particular date, month or year.

is the currency (supplied by South African Reserve Bank and the currency supplied by Federal Reserve Bank. The ZAR USD historical data can be seen on the South African rand united states dollar 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.

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.

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.

01/08/1982: Currency Decimalization

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

14/09/1961: Introduction of the Rand

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