US Dollar to Brazilian Real Exchange Rate

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US Dollar to the Brazilian Real for the last 10 days

Jun 24 Jun 25 Jun 26 Jun 27 Jun 28 Jun 29 Jun 30 Jul 01 Jul 02 Jul 03
1 USD = 5.3481 Inverse: 0.1870 5.3606 Inverse: 0.1865 5.4790 Inverse: 0.1825 5.4790 Inverse: 0.1825 5.4858 Inverse: 0.1823 5.4041 Inverse: 0.1850 5.4631 Inverse: 0.1830 5.3177 Inverse: 0.1881 5.3604 Inverse: 0.1866 5.3152 Inverse: 0.1881

US Dollar to the Brazilian Real for the last 10 months

Sep 2019 Oct 2019 Nov 2019 Dec 2019 Jan 2020 Feb 2020 Mar 2020 Apr 2020 May 2020 May 2020
1 USD = 4.0946 Inverse: 0.2442 4.0573 Inverse: 0.2465 3.9896 Inverse: 0.2507 4.2057 Inverse: 0.2378 4.0250 Inverse: 0.2484 4.2825 Inverse: 0.2335 4.4741 Inverse: 0.2235 5.2497 Inverse: 0.1905 5.4873 Inverse: 0.1822 5.3363 Inverse: 0.1874

US Dollar to the Brazilian Real 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 = 1.7748 Inverse: 0.5634 1.5623 Inverse: 0.6401 2.0208 Inverse: 0.4949 2.2559 Inverse: 0.4433 2.2161 Inverse: 0.4512 3.1301 Inverse: 0.3195 3.2321 Inverse: 0.3094 3.3020 Inverse: 0.3028 3.8979 Inverse: 0.2565 3.8265 Inverse: 0.2613

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

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