US Dollar to Bahraini Dinar Exchange Rate

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Updated: 14 Jul 2020 11:27:58 UTC

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How can I get the best exchange rate between US dollar and the Bahraini dinar?

In order to get the best exchange rate, you should compare various money-changing services against the official mid-market rate. Check banks, online money transfer services and traditional moneychangers.

Currencies with a pegged exchange rate offer an easier comparison than free-floating currencies since the exchange rate does not change from day to day. Keep in mind, however, that even though the Bahraini dinar is pegged to the US dollar, it still fluctuates in comparison to other currencies like the euro or the British pound.

US Dollar

The US dollar is the most traded currency in the world. The world’s unofficial reserve currency, it can be found in most major currency pairs. In forex, it’s an important benchmark and target rate for countries that fix or peg their currencies against its value. It is also used as the standard currency for oil, precious metals and other commodities.
Currency:US Dollar
Currency Symbol:$
Sub unit:cents
Bank notes:$1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100
Coins:1c, 5c, 10c, 25c, 50c

Bahraini Dinar

The Bahraini dinar is the official currency of Bahrain, an archipelago of 33 islands. The country is an international financial center in the oil-rich Gulf region of the world.
Currency:Bahraini Dinar
Currency Symbol:.د.ب (Arabic), BD (Latin)
Sub unit:fils
Bank notes:BD  1⁄2, BD 1, BD 5, BD 10, BD 20
Coins:5, 10, 25, 50, 100, BD  1⁄2 (500 fils)

What affects exchange rates between the US dollar and the Bahraini dinar?

At the moment, some fiscal reforms appear to be necessary for the central bank to be able to maintain the dinar’s peg to the dollar over the long term.

Forces that may be adding pressure on the peg policy include inflation, interest rates, and government debt in both countries. Since January 2017, the inflation rate in Bahrain has been fluctuating between 0.8% and 1.5%, whereas the inflation rate in the United States has been fluctuating between 3% and 1.5% over the same period.

Interest rates in the countries involved also play a big role. Higher interest rates have a favorable effect on a country’s exchange rate since the currency is more appealing to investors. The interest rate in Bahrain averaged 1.39% from 2006 to 2017, reaching a high of 5% in early 2017.

Government debt, more specifically as a percentage of GDP, is also used as a measure of a country’s ability to fulfill its obligations. Bahrain recorded a government debt equivalent to 82.1% of the country’s GDP in 2016. Higher government debt, as compared to GDP, makes the currency unattractive to foreign investors, putting downward pressure on exchange rate.

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How does the Bahraini dinar trade against the US dollar historically?

The Central Bank of Bahrain follows a pegged exchange rate policy and maintains an exchange rate peg at 0.376 Bahraini dinar for one US dollar. The exchange rate peg provides stability for its monetary policy, thereby allowing the central bank to control inflation and protect the currency’s external value.

US Dollar to the Bahraini Dinar for the last 10 days

Jul 04 Jul 05 Jul 06 Jul 07 Jul 08 Jul 09 Jul 10 Jul 11 Jul 12 Jul 13
1 USD = 0.3772 Inverse: 2.6509 0.3772 Inverse: 2.6511 0.3770 Inverse: 2.6523 0.3771 Inverse: 2.6519 0.3771 Inverse: 2.6521 0.3771 Inverse: 2.6520 0.3770 Inverse: 2.6525 0.3770 Inverse: 2.6525 0.3771 Inverse: 2.6520 0.3771 Inverse: 2.6520

US Dollar to the Bahraini Dinar for the last 10 months

Sep 2019 Oct 2019 Nov 2019 Dec 2019 Jan 2020 Feb 2020 Mar 2020 Apr 2020 May 2020 Jun 2020
1 USD = 0.3770 Inverse: 2.6522 0.3769 Inverse: 2.6530 0.3771 Inverse: 2.6520 0.3771 Inverse: 2.6519 0.3763 Inverse: 2.6577 0.3770 Inverse: 2.6528 0.3771 Inverse: 2.6517 0.3775 Inverse: 2.6493 0.3776 Inverse: 2.6483 0.3777 Inverse: 2.6478

US Dollar to the Bahraini Dinar for the last 10 years

Jul 2010 Jul 2011 Jul 2012 Jul 2013 Jul 2014 Jul 2015 Jul 2016 Jul 2017 Jul 2018 Jul 2019
1 USD = 0.3765 Inverse: 2.6560 0.3765 Inverse: 2.6562 0.3770 Inverse: 2.6528 0.3769 Inverse: 2.6529 0.3770 Inverse: 2.6524 0.3771 Inverse: 2.6518 0.3773 Inverse: 2.6504 0.3772 Inverse: 2.6512 0.3786 Inverse: 2.6412 0.3770 Inverse: 2.6523

Market rate for common transfer amounts USD to BHD

US Dollars (USD) Bahraini dinar (BHD)
$1 0
$100 0
$500 0
$1000 0
$1500 0
$2500 0
$5000 0

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