The ZAR Exchange Rate Thread

MirageF1

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As I expected £ taken big hit last 2 days...R/£ currently at 18.67, down from 19.21 at it's peak recently with the Eskom LS fiasco.... this is due to the continued uncertainty with the Brexit withdrawal now almost certainly not going to happen on 29th March....

I'm hoping the £ crashes to 16 or less so I can send some much needed monies over to UK.
 

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There is no uncertainty. It was always going to be a pipe dream that won't happen after a second referendum. You can see all the moves designed to force that.
 

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There is no uncertainty. It was always going to be a pipe dream that won't happen after a second referendum. You can see all the moves designed to force that.
There ain't going to be no second anything.

Brexit is going ahead. Whoever doesn't like it, can suck eggs. It's called the People have Spoken. Democracy is a tough system sometimes for those on the receiving end...
 

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There ain't going to be no second anything.

Brexit is going ahead. Whoever doesn't like it, can suck eggs. It's called the People have Spoken. Democracy is a tough system sometimes for those on the receiving end...
From the looks of things, no one, including brexiteers, likes what's actually going to be delivered. People get the leaders they deserve.
 

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There ain't going to be no second anything.

Brexit is going ahead. Whoever doesn't like it, can suck eggs. It's called the People have Spoken. Democracy is a tough system sometimes for those on the receiving end...
Nobody is happy with it and the no votes were always going to be there to stop the process. The people are speaking for a second referendum where even those that voted leave will change their votes realising the mess it would cause. Democracy is more than just making a mark on a piece of paper.

Actually the whole sham was engineered to get rid of May.
 

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Unlikely. Analysis is attributing it to global economic issues with recent bad news out of Europe.
Propably a combination :

The rand was caught off guard this weekend, slipping back to levels as weak as R14.20/$, as National Treasury announced a bailout of Eskom on Friday this is according to Bianca Botes the Corporate Treasury Manager at Peregrine Treasury Solutions.

The rand is likely to continue its leg lower today as the Eskom bailout continues to filter through the currency market. At the same time, emerging markets are again feeling the pinch of safe haven purchases as the US/Iran oil debacle strains sentiment.

https://www.iol.co.za/business-repo...ens-after-eskom-bailout-announcement-21776833
 
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