US Dollar to Brazilian Real Exchange Rate

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US Dollar to the Brazilian Real for the last 10 days

Sep 08 Sep 09 Sep 10 Sep 11 Sep 12 Sep 13 Sep 14 Sep 15 Sep 16 Sep 17
1 USD = 5.3624 Inverse: 0.1865 5.3101 Inverse: 0.1883 5.3220 Inverse: 0.1879 5.3177 Inverse: 0.1881 5.3177 Inverse: 0.1881 5.3232 Inverse: 0.1879 5.2697 Inverse: 0.1898 5.2759 Inverse: 0.1895 5.2375 Inverse: 0.1909 5.2394 Inverse: 0.1909

US Dollar to the Brazilian Real for the last 10 months

Nov 2019 Dec 2019 Jan 2020 Feb 2020 Mar 2020 Apr 2020 May 2020 Jun 2020 Jul 2020 Aug 2020
1 USD = 4.1965 Inverse: 0.2383 4.1005 Inverse: 0.2439 4.1618 Inverse: 0.2403 4.3564 Inverse: 0.2295 5.0963 Inverse: 0.1962 5.2369 Inverse: 0.1910 5.7194 Inverse: 0.1748 5.2294 Inverse: 0.1912 5.3868 Inverse: 0.1856 5.4262 Inverse: 0.1843

US Dollar to the Brazilian Real for the last 10 years

Sep 2010 Sep 2011 Sep 2012 Sep 2013 Sep 2014 Sep 2015 Sep 2016 Sep 2017 Sep 2018 Sep 2019
1 USD = 1.7161 Inverse: 0.5827 1.7697 Inverse: 0.5651 2.0277 Inverse: 0.4932 2.2125 Inverse: 0.4520 2.3619 Inverse: 0.4234 3.9240 Inverse: 0.2548 3.2706 Inverse: 0.3058 3.1112 Inverse: 0.3214 4.1336 Inverse: 0.2419 4.0775 Inverse: 0.2452

Today’s market rate for common transfer amounts USD to BRL

US Dollars (USD) Brazilian Real (BRL)
$1 0
$100 0
$500 0
$1000 0
$1500 0
$2500 0
$5000 0

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 1994, 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.

What affects USD > BRL exchange rates?

Exports from Japan and China

Both countries buy dollars to stabilize 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.

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
Sub unit symbol:c
Bank notes:$1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100
Coins:1c, 5c, 10c, 25c, 50c

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

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