South African Rand

South African Rand

The rand (sign: R; code: ZAR) is the currency of South Africa. The Rand is subdivided into 100 cents (sign: "c"). The ISO 4217 code is ZAR, from Dutch Zuid-Afrikaanse Rand (South African Rand). The Rand is legal tender in the Common Monetary Area between South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, and Namibia, although the last three countries do have their own currencies pegged at par with rand. Before 1976, the rand was legal tender in Botswana.

Canadian Dollar

Canadian Dollar

The Canadian dollar (symbol: $; code: CAD; French: dollar canadien) is the currency of Canada. It is abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or sometimes Can$ or C$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies. It is divided into 100 cents (¢). Owing to the image of a loon on the one-dollar coin, the currency is sometimes referred to as the loonie by foreign exchange traders and analysts, as it is by Canadians in general, or huard in French. Accounting for approximately 2% of all global reserves, the Canadian dollar is the fifth most held reserve currency in the world, behind the U.S. dollar, the euro, the yen and the pound sterling. The Canadian dollar is popular with central banks because of Canada's relative economic soundness, the Canadian government's strong sovereign position, and the stability of the country's legal and political systems.

Johannesburg overview

Johannesburg (/dʒoʊˈhænɪsbɜːrɡ/; Afrikaans: [jʊəˈɦanəsbœrχ]; also known as Jozi, Joburg, and eGoli)[1] is the largest city in South Africa and one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.[9] It is the provincial capital and largest city of Gauteng, which is the wealthiest province in South Africa.[10] While Johannesburg is not one of South Africa's three capital cities, it is the seat of the Constitutional Court. The city is located in the mineral-rich Witwatersrand range of hills and is the centre of large-scale gold and diamond trade.[citation needed]

The metropolis is an alpha global city as listed by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. In 2011, the population of the city of Johannesburg was 4,434,827, making it the most populous city in South Africa.[11] In the same year, the population of Johannesburg's urban agglomeration was put at 7,860,781.[5] The land area of the municipal city (1,645 km2 (635 sq mi)) is large in comparison with those of other major cities, resulting in a moderate population density of 2,364/km2 (6,120/sq mi).

The city was established in 1886 following the discovery of gold on what had been a farm. The city is commonly interpreted as the modern day El Dorado[by whom?] due to the extremely large gold deposit found along the Witwatersrand.[12] The name is attributed to one or all of three men involved in the establishment of the city. In ten years, the population grew to 100,000 inhabitants.

A separate city from the late 1970s until 1994, Soweto is now part of Johannesburg. Originally an acronym for "South-Western Townships", Soweto originated as a collection of settlements on the outskirts of Johannesburg, populated mostly by native African workers from the gold mining industry. Soweto, although eventually incorporated into Johannesburg, had been separated as a residential area for Blacks, who were not permitted to live in Johannesburg proper. Lenasia is predominantly populated by English-speaking South Africans of Indian descent. These areas were designated as non-white areas in accordance with the segregationist policies of the South African government known as Apartheid.[citation needed]

Best 1 ZAR to CAD exchange rate in Johannesburg - 1 South African Rand to Canadian Dollar

Best ZAR/CAD rate at Bidvest Bank in Johannesburg

1 ZAR to CAD exchange rates at Bidvest Bank in Johannesburg
1 South African Rand = 0.091 Canadian Dollar
Exchange ZAR at Bidvest Bank to CAD in Johannesburg
1 South African Rand = 0.091 Canadian Dollar
2 South African Rand = 0.182 Canadian Dollar
5 South African Rand = 0.454 Canadian Dollar
10 South African Rand = 0.909 Canadian Dollar
Exchange South African Rand at Bidvest Bank to Canadian Dollar in Johannesburg
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Best ZAR/CAD rate at Standard Bank in Johannesburg

1 ZAR to CAD exchange rates at Standard Bank in Johannesburg
1 South African Rand = 0.087 Canadian Dollar
Exchange ZAR at Standard Bank to CAD in Johannesburg
1 South African Rand = 0.087 Canadian Dollar
2 South African Rand = 0.173 Canadian Dollar
5 South African Rand = 0.433 Canadian Dollar
10 South African Rand = 0.865 Canadian Dollar
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Standard Bank

The bank now known as Standard Bank was formed in 1862 as a South African subsidiary of the British overseas bank Standard Bank, under the name The Standard Bank of South Africa. The bank's origins can be traced to 1862, when a group of businessmen led by the prominent right-wing South African politician John Paterson[3][4] formed a bank in London, initially under the name Standard Bank of British South Africa. The bank started operations in 1863 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, and soon...

Best ZAR/CAD rate at American Express Forex in Johannesburg

1 ZAR to CAD exchange rates at American Express Forex in Johannesburg
1 South African Rand = 0.090 Canadian Dollar
Exchange ZAR at American Express Forex to CAD in Johannesburg
1 South African Rand = 0.090 Canadian Dollar
2 South African Rand = 0.181 Canadian Dollar
5 South African Rand = 0.452 Canadian Dollar
10 South African Rand = 0.904 Canadian Dollar
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1 ZAR to CAD exchange rates news

South Africa: West Rand Municipality Vehicles Locked Inside Yard As Employees Refuse to Work

Those who find themselves in emergency situations on the West Rand could be in more trouble than they think because protesting municipality workers are preventing critical services from being carried out.

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South African Rand Exchange Rate: Weak ZAR Outlook For Q4 2018 & Q1 2019 As S.A Growth Falters

Despite weakening against a basket of other currencies in the first half of 2018, the South African Rand has steadily rebounded in the foreign exchange markets since the start of September.

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Johannesburg Weather: Severe thunderstorms observed over the West Rand
Johannesburg Weather: Severe thunderstorms observed over the West Rand

Lightning and thunderstorms are observed over large parts of Roodepoort.Â

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Dollar to rand: Six major factors that determine the exchange rate
Dollar to rand: Six major factors that determine the exchange rate

With the dollar to rand exchange rate on a never-ending rollercoaster, we've decided to see what exactly makes our markets tick.

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South African rand firms on U.S.-China trade optimism

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 13- South Africa's rand firmed against the dollar in early trade on Tuesday, in line with a rise in stocks, as hopes of a.

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USD/CAD - Canadian Dollar Grinds Sideways

The Canadian dollar is grinding sideways in a narrow trading range. Canadian dollar sellers because of plunging oil prices are finding plenty of buyers because of expectations for higher domestic interest rates in December. The opposing views have re-enforced ...

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C$ notches one-week high as greenback broadly slides

Canadian dollar rises 0.2 percent against the greenback; Canadian manufacturing sales rise 0.2 percent in September; Canadian bond prices move higher.

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C$ climbs to one-week high as oil prices rise

* Canadian dollar rises 0.3 percent against the greenback; * Price of U.S. oil rises 2.3 percent; * Canadian manufacturing sales rise 0.2 percent in.

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Canadian dollar notches one-week high as greenback broadly slides

The Canadian dollar strengthened to its highest in more than one week against its U.S. counterpart on Friday, extending this week's gain as the greenback broadly fell and domestic data showed that factory sales edged higher in September.

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USD/CAD - Canadian Dollar Tries to Rally

The Canadian dollar is making an effort to rally. It is proving to be a struggle because global risk sentiment continues to teeter between "risk-on" and "risk-off." A lack of domestic data is another issue for Canadian dollar traders. The domestic ...

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Johannesburg news

Johannesburg Weather: Severe thunderstorms observed over the West Rand
Johannesburg Weather: Severe thunderstorms observed over the West Rand

Lightning and thunderstorms are observed over large parts of Roodepoort.Â

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Mining conflicts multiply, as critics of “extractivism” gather in Johannesburg

The World Social Forum's “Thematic Forum on Mining and Extractivism” convenes from 12-15 November 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa, just after the (...)

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A view of Johannesburg through lenses from a different era

Johannesburg Then and Now is an important book about what ought to be appreciated and "saved".

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Mashaba gets the thumbs down from Twitter after citizen's arrest

Some have questioned which by-laws were broken.

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DISCOP Johannesburg 2018: What not to miss
DISCOP Johannesburg 2018: What not to miss

Taking place from 14 to 16 November, here are some inside tips for getting the best out of the market

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Survey finds that quality of life is improving in Gauteng
Survey finds that quality of life is improving in Gauteng

Despite challenging economic conditions, the overall quality of life (QoL) in Gauteng province continues to improve.

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Gauteng weather: Johannesburg residents warned to use water sparingly
Gauteng weather: Johannesburg residents warned to use water sparingly

Level 1 water restrictions are now in place.

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OR Tambo airport defends barring boy’s toy snake from flight

OR Tambo International Airport has defended stopping a five-year-old boy from boarding a flight with a stuffed toy snake as his hand luggage over the weekend in Johannesburg.

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1 ZAR to CAD currency converter in Johannesburg