Pound Sterling to Brazilian Real Exchange Rate

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Historical Rate chart of GBP and BRL

Updated: 17 Feb 2020 10:20:00 UTC

Pound Sterling

The British pound sterling is the official currency of the United Kingdom and the fourth most traded currency in the world. Unlike the majority of EU countries, the UK didn’t adopt the euro in 1999, and the pound continues to be an important currency benchmark for many nations.
Currency:Pound Sterling
Currency Symbol:£
Sub unit:penny
Sub unit symbol:p
Bank notes:£5, £10, £20, £50
Coins:1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1, £2

Brazilian Real

The Brazilian real is the official currency of Brazil, the largest economy in South America. The currency was introduced in 1994 to stabilize the economy after growing inflation.
Currency:Brazilian Real
Currency Symbol:R$
Sub unit:centavo
Sub unit symbol:c
Bank notes:R$2, R$5, R$10, R$20, R$50, R$100
Coins:5c, 10c, 25c, 50c, R$1

Pound Sterling to the Brazilian Real for the last 10 years

Feb 2010 Feb 2011 Feb 2012 Feb 2013 Feb 2014 Feb 2015 Feb 2016 Feb 2017 Feb 2018 Feb 2019
1 GBP = 2.9061 Inverse: 0.3441 2.6833 Inverse: 0.3727 2.7233 Inverse: 0.3672 3.0484 Inverse: 0.3280 4.0016 Inverse: 0.2499 4.3668 Inverse: 0.2290 5.7792 Inverse: 0.1730 3.8471 Inverse: 0.2599 4.5096 Inverse: 0.2217 4.7651 Inverse: 0.2099

How does the US dollar trade against the Brazilian real historically?

The US dollar is the most traded currency in the world, and the real is among the most actively traded of emerging market currencies.

When the Brazilian real was introduced in July 2004, it roughly maintained parity with the US dollar. But it’s since undergone a devaluation of more than 20% due to economic crises and insufficient currency inflows.

Pound Sterling to the Brazilian Real for the last 10 months

Apr 2019 May 2019 Jun 2019 Jul 2019 Aug 2019 Sep 2019 Oct 2019 Nov 2019 Dec 2019 Jan 2020
1 GBP = 5.1152 Inverse: 0.1955 5.2181 Inverse: 0.1916 4.8520 Inverse: 0.2061 4.6647 Inverse: 0.2144 4.8674 Inverse: 0.2054 5.0707 Inverse: 0.1972 5.3201 Inverse: 0.1880 5.4146 Inverse: 0.1847 5.4855 Inverse: 0.1823 5.3816 Inverse: 0.1858

Pound Sterling to the Brazilian Real for the last 10 days

Feb 08 Feb 09 Feb 10 Feb 11 Feb 12 Feb 13 Feb 14 Feb 15 Feb 16
1 GBP = 5.5680 Inverse: 0.1796 5.5692 Inverse: 0.1796 5.5857 Inverse: 0.1790 5.6134 Inverse: 0.1781 5.6445 Inverse: 0.1772 5.6585 Inverse: 0.1767 5.6071 Inverse: 0.1783 5.6071 Inverse: 0.1783 5.6092 Inverse: 0.1783

What affects USD / BRL exchange rates?

Exports from Japan and China

Both countries buy dollars to stabilise their currencies. This helps them create cheaper exports, which in turn makes their exports more attractive to world buyers.

The policies of the Federal Reserve

When the Fed stops distributing dollars (as just one example), it restricts the money supply. Hence, demand goes up.

US interest rates

Brazilian real is sensitive to changes in US interest rates that affect how foreign investments in emerging markets.

Policy changes in Asian countries

Brazil extensively trades with Asian countries like China, which means that its currency is affected by commercial policy changes in those countries.

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