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.

East Caribbean Dollar

East Caribbean Dollar

The Eastern Caribbean dollar (symbol: $; code: XCD) is the currency of all seven full members and one associate member of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The successor to the British West Indies dollar, it has existed since 1965, and it is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $ or, alternatively, EC$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies. The EC$ is subdivided into 100 cents. It has been pegged to the United States dollar since 7 July 1976, and the exchange rate is US$1 = EC$2.70.

5 South African Rand to East Caribbean Dollar exchange rates chart

5 ZAR to XCD exchange rates graph
5 ZAR to XCD Spot rate – This is known more formally as the ‘interbank’ rate. It is the rate banks or large financial institutions charge each other when trading significant amounts of foreign currency. In the business, this is sometimes referred to as a ‘spot rate’. It is not the tourist rate and you cannot buy currency at this rate, as you are buying relatively small amounts of foreign currency. In everyday life it is the same as the difference between wholesale and retail prices. The rates shown in financial newspapers and in broadcast media are usually the interbank rates.

5 ZAR to XCD exchange rates table

Exchange ZAR to XCD
5 South African Rand = 0.984 East Caribbean Dollar
10 South African Rand = 1.967 East Caribbean Dollar
25 South African Rand = 4.919 East Caribbean Dollar
50 South African Rand = 9.837 East Caribbean Dollar
Exchange South African Rand to East Caribbean Dollar
5 South African Rand to East Caribbean Dollar Cross rate – This is the rate we give to customers who want to exchange currencies that do not involve the local currency. For example, if you want to exchange Australian dollars into US dollars.

5 ZAR to XCD exchange rates news

Rand gains ahead of GDP data

The rand moved in tandem with other emerging markets which have been buoyed by thaw in tensions between the world’s top two economies as presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping struck a deal at the G20 summit over the weekend in Argentina.

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South Africa's Rand Falls to 2-Year Low As Turkey Rout Spreads

Magnitude of rand's slide came after three days of heavy losses and caught South African Reserve Bank by surprise, but deputy governor at bank told Reuters that regulator was 'nowhere near' intervening to support currency

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Scotia says it's committed to the region

Scotiabank has moved to address the unease throughout the region that has been triggered by moves to sell off some of its Eastern Caribbean operations while relocating so

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Authorities seize $30M worth of cocaine in eastern Caribbean

SAINT THOMAS, U. S. Virgin Islands (CBS12) — U. S. Coast Guard and Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG) crews seized $30 million worth of cocaine and apprehended three smugglers, officials say. It happened Tuesday morning in international waters off Puerto Rico and the U. S. Virgin Islands.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: Oh, for a little respect while out shopping

IN every life, there comes a time when reality hits with a thud, like realising that you had the whole year to get ready for Christmas and suddenly it is here. And once again, though you promised last year and the year before that and probably the year before that it would never happen again, you blew the 8720 hours since the last time and you have 40 hours left to go before the big day.

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5 ZAR to XCD currency converter