African Currencies

Return vs. the US Dollar

As of July 30, 2012

 

Currency1-Month Return3-Month Return6-Month Return1-Year Return3-Year Return5-Year Return10-Year ReturnYear to Date Return
Angolan Kwanza0.0%0.0%-0.1%-2.2%-18.2%-21.4%-53.4%-0.2%
Burundian Franc1.0%-1.6%-8.6%-13.1%-13.9%-22.7%-39.1%-8.5%
Botswanan Pula0.6%-2.9%-5.2%-15.2%-12.1%-19.7%-20.9%-3.0%
Cape Verdean Escudo-3.9%-7.7%-7.5%-14.6%-12.2%-10.7%31.7%-6.1%
Congolese Franc0.1%1.2%0.1%-0.2%-16.5%-38.3%-62.5%0.1%
Djiboutian France-1.2%1.6%-2.0%-1.8%-0.6%-1.3%-5.0%-2.0%
Eritrean Nakfa0.0%0.7%0.0%0.0%0.7%0.0%-9.7%0.0%
Ethiopian Birr-0.5%-2.0%-3.1%-4.8%-36.7%-49.1%-53.7%-3.1%
Gambian Dalasi1.3%-0.9%-0.9%-9.8%-13.3%-17.3%-39.2%-3.8%
Ghanaian Cedi-0.7%-5.0%-13.9%-22.7%-23.0%N/AN/A-16.2%
Guinean France0.0%0.1%-3.7%-4.1%-30.1%-49.7%-72.2%-3.7%
Kenyan Shilling0.0%-1.2%-0.2%7.8%-9.0%-20.1%-6.5%1.0%
Liberian Dollar-1.0%0.0%-1.3%-3.0%-3.7%-15.8%N/A-3.0%
Malagasy Ariary-3.8%-6.1%-3.7%-12.7%-13.5%-19.0%N/A-1.5%
Malawian Kwacha0.2%-37.6%-38.1%-43.7%-47.6%-47.1%-72.2%-39.3%
Mauritanian Ouguyia-3.1%-3.6%-3.8%-7.5%-12.5%-17.9%-10.4%-3.6%
Mauritian Rupee-1.0%-5.8%-6.0%-10.8%2.6%0.0%-3.5%-6.5%
Mozambican Metical0.1%-1.0%-2.0%1.2%-4.1%-7.7%N/A-4.3%
Nigerian Naira1.2%-2.0%0.2%-4.9%-2.6%-21.0%-17.6%1.0%
Rwandan Franc-0.5%-0.3%0.2%-1.5%-6.1%-9.3%-22.0%-1.2%
Seychellois Rupee2.4%2.8%4.2%-6.6%-6.7%-52.6%-58.1%-1.6%
Sierra Leonean Leone-0.7%0.0%-1.4%-0.9%-25.1%-33.5%-56.0%-1.4%
South African Rand-0.1%-5.2%-4.3%-18.5%-4.5%-13.4%24.4%-1.3%
Tanzanian Shilling-0.6%0.5%0.8%0.8%-16.0%-19.5%-40.0%0.0%
Ugandan Shilling-0.8%0.8%-6.8%5.1%-15.5%-33.6%-27.9%-0.4%
West African Franc-2.3%-6.5%-5.2%-14.1%-13.3%-9.8%26.2%-4.6%
Zambian Kwacha5.1%7.9%4.9%-2.1%2.2%-20.8%-9.5%4.6%