BRL to USD interbank exchange rate = 0.2476
This calculator converts amounts at the latest USD/BRL mid-rate orto check the exchange rate you are being offered or already charged.
BRL / USD converter & margin calculator
United States Dollar
|1 BRL||0.2476 USD|
|5 BRL||1.2380 USD|
|10 BRL||2.4760 USD|
|20 BRL||4.9520 USD|
|50 BRL||12.38 USD|
|100 BRL||24.76 USD|
|250 BRL||61.90 USD|
|500 BRL||123.80 USD|
|1,000 BRL||247.60 USD|
|2,000 BRL||495.20 USD|
|5,000 BRL||1,238.00 USD|
|10,000 BRL||2,476.00 USD|
|50,000 BRL||12,380.00 USD|
|100,000 BRL||24,760.00 USD|
United States Dollar
|4.0390 BRL||1 USD|
|20.20 BRL||5 USD|
|40.39 BRL||10 USD|
|80.78 BRL||20 USD|
|201.95 BRL||50 USD|
|403.90 BRL||100 USD|
|1,009.75 BRL||250 USD|
|2,019.50 BRL||500 USD|
|4,039.00 BRL||1,000 USD|
|8,078.00 BRL||2,000 USD|
|20,195.00 BRL||5,000 USD|
|40,390.00 BRL||10,000 USD|
|201,950.00 BRL||50,000 USD|
|403,900.00 BRL||100,000 USD|
|USD Country Guides|
|United States||East Timor||Ecuador|
|El Salvador||British Virgin Islands||US Virgin Islands|
|Caribbean Netherlands||Turks And Caicos Islands||Zimbabwe|
BRL/USD - Historical Trends
This table shows historic rates and trends of Brazilian Real to United States Dollar over periods upto 10 years.
|1 Day||0.2440||18 May 2019|
|1 Week||0.2524||12 May 2019|
|1 Month||0.2541||19 Apr 2019|
|6 Months||0.2661||20 Nov 2018|
|1 Year||0.2676||19 May 2018|
|5 Years||0.4516||20 May 2014|
|10 Years||0.4917||21 May 2009|
You can use our BRL interactive charts to check BRLUSD historic trends.
Outlook and forecasts for BRL and USD
Whenever you are researching a particular exchange rate you are actually interested in two currencies as exchange rates are the ratio between two currencies.
So it follows that if you are determining the best time to transact, in this case the BRL vs USD, you should pay attention to the forecasts and trends for both Brazilian Real and United States Dollar:
Brazilian Real (BRL) outlook
2018 was a disappointing year for the Brazilian real: it lost 15 percent of its value against the US dollar and more than 10 percent against the euro.
The real started 2019 brightly: by early February, it held a year-to-date gain worth 7 percent against the dollar. Throughout February and into March, the real weakened somewhat, but then on March-22 (the day of this report), it plunged on news that former Brazilian president Michel Temer had been arrested on corruption charges — an arrest that might impede the pension reforms that analysts say are vital to Brazil’s economic recovery. A one-day fall of 3 percent following the arrest had the real down on the year, at R$3.9 per USD. A push back towards the R$4.0 handle, last seen in September, is now likely.
In March, Brazil’s central bank adopted a dovish tone and lowered its forecast for average interest rates, further burdening the real.
Despite these issues, one analyst said that he was putting capital into the real because of the “textbook” nature of the current environment, which favoured carry trades and the high-yielding currencies upon which these are based, like the real.
United States Dollar (USD) outlook
The US dollar has benefitted this year despite some quite serious escalations in US-China trade tensions, mainly because the greenback is still considered a safer currency to own than most others. By mid-May, the Dollar Index was nearly 2 percent higher year-to-date; it was only 0.5 percent away from making a 2-year high.
The greenback’s 2019 strength has come in spite of a dovish turn by the Federal Reserve, which said in March it expects no interest rate increase this year. Fortunately for dollar holders, the rest of the world has problems and many other central banks have also turned dovish, removing some of the policy-based incentives for selling USD.
In May, HSBC warned against thinking that the dollar has got too high. The bank highlighted the “desolation and destruction” (an exaggeration) facing other economies and currencies. “You can never get too high,” the bank’s chief analyst said. “What would you want to buy out there if not dollars?”
Read the full article United States Dollar Forecasts.
Why can't I just get the BRL/USD market rate I see online or in the media?
The BRL/USD mid-rate is the rate you will see quoted online or the news, nobody except the largest banks and businesses can get exchange rates close to this mid-rate. It is actually just the theoretical half-way point (hence mid-rate) between the last rate at which the BRL / USD was traded (bought or sold) in the international markets.
Getting a good market rate is mainly about timing however the transaction margin you end up being charged can be considerably reduced by around a few percent (of total amount being exchanged) for travel money and possibly over 5% to 6% when sending money. The exact potential savings depends on the currencies being exchanged and the amount you are transferring and if you are willing to shop around.
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