May 17, 2018 05:05 pm LondonToday, the pound to rand exchange rate was trading at 16.9916 South African rands per pound sterling, a rise of 1.1 per cent from the previous close of 16.8068. Today's maximum rate was 17.0909 South African rands, while the minimum exchange rate was 16.7089.
Against the U.S. dollar, the pound dropped 0.06 per cent to $1.3506 from $1.3514.
The South African currency traded at 12.5806 rands against the dollar, +1.15 per cent.
The Brent oil price rose 1.22 per cent to $80.25. The gold price stood at $1287.20, -0.33 per cent.
Reporting by Stan Fedorov. Contact e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; phone: 00 7 915 1959307.
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