Afghani (AFN) To Convertible Mark (BAM) Lowest Exchange Rate

| November 13, 2018

This report analyzes the lowest exchange rate of Afghani (AFN) - Convertible Mark (BAM). The sections include the comparison to other similar currency pairs and losses during the lowest rate date. Additionally, you will find a section that analyzes how low other stronger currencies against AFN have gone.

The time range of analysis of this report is between 2014-12-01 and 2018-10-01. We will update this report regularly once in about 2 to 3 months.


Below is a table of contents to help you navigate through the report.

  1. AFN/BAM Lowest Exchange Rate
  2. 1-Week, 1-Month and 1-Year Losses During AFN/BAM Lowest Rate
  3. Loss At Lowest Rate If You Had Bought Afghani (AFN) At Previous Highest Rate
  4. AFN/BAM Lowest Rate Compared To 3 Of The Strongest Currencies
  5. AFN/BAM Lowest Rate Compared To 3 Similar Currencies To Convertible Mark (BAM)
  6. AFN to BAM - Top 20 Monthly & Weekly Lowest Average Rates

Recommended Reading: AFN/BAM highest rate report will help you look at the best performance of the currency pair in detail (for the same timeframe of analysis as this report).

1 AFN/BAM Lowest Exchange Rate

The lowest rate for AFN/BAM pair was 0.021900. The corresponding date was 2018-09-21. We will not just stop with mentioning the rate. Rather we will be using a common sense approach to assess the magnitude of the rate drop. The method is explained in the next paragraph.

We will begin by finding the year of occurrence of the lowest exchange rate. For that year, we will be computing the annual and monthly average rates. We will then compare both the averages against the lowest rate.

Below table lists the computed average rates as well as the difference between the lowest rate and the averages.

Duration Average Rate Lowest Rate Vs Averages
Year (2018)0.022950-4.58 %
Month (09-2018)0.022362-2.07 %

Below is a visual representation of the table you just saw. The below graph compares the average rates against the lowest rate of Afghani (AFN) - Convertible Mark (BAM).

Afghani (AFN) - Convertible Mark (BAM) Lowest Rate

Below table shows daily rates on lowest month:

DateCloseOne-day Gain (%)Rate-Change From Past Day
2nd September 20180.0230.000000 (0.00 %)
3rd September 20180.0229-0.000100 (-0.43 %)-0.0001 (-0.43 %)
4th September 20180.02290.000100 (0.44 %)0 (0 %)
5th September 20180.0227-0.000200 (-0.87 %)-0.0002 (-0.87 %)
6th September 20180.02270.000000 (0.00 %)0 (0 %)
7th September 20180.02280.000200 (0.88 %)0.0001 (0.44 %)
9th September 20180.0227-0.000100 (-0.44 %)-0.0001 (-0.44 %)
10th September 20180.0227-0.000100 (-0.44 %)0 (0 %)
11th September 20180.0226-0.000100 (-0.44 %)-0.0001 (-0.44 %)
12th September 20180.0222-0.000400 (-1.77 %)-0.0004 (-1.77 %)
13th September 20180.0222-0.000300 (-1.33 %)0 (0 %)
14th September 20180.0221-0.000100 (-0.45 %)-0.0001 (-0.45 %)
16th September 20180.02210.000000 (0.00 %)0 (0 %)
17th September 20180.022-0.000100 (-0.45 %)-0.0001 (-0.45 %)
18th September 20180.02220.000100 (0.45 %)0.0002 (0.91 %)
19th September 20180.02220.000000 (0.00 %)0 (0 %)
20th September 20180.022-0.000200 (-0.90 %)-0.0002 (-0.9 %)
21st September 20180.0219-0.000100 (-0.45 %)-0.0001 (-0.45 %)
24th September 20180.02210.000100 (0.45 %)0.0002 (0.91 %)
25th September 20180.022-0.000100 (-0.45 %)-0.0001 (-0.45 %)
26th September 20180.0220.000000 (0.00 %)0 (0 %)
27th September 20180.02220.000200 (0.91 %)0.0002 (0.91 %)
28th September 20180.02220.000000 (0.00 %)0 (0 %)
30th September 20180.02230.000000 (0.00 %)0.0001 (0.45 %)

2 1-Week, 1-Month and 1-Year Losses During AFN/BAM Lowest Rate

Someone who invested in Convertible Mark (BAM) using Afghani (AFN) before the lowest rate day is bound to lose if he sold on that day. This section compares the losses one could have made by investing 1 week, 1 month and 1 year before the lowest exchange rate day.

Note: In case you see NA (Not Applicable) values in the below table that denotes a lack of data for the corresponding time range. For example, assume that the lowest rate was during the first week of the range of data used for this report. Then we will not be able to compute the value for someone who invested 1 year before.

Below table and graph represent the losses by investing in AFN/BAM pair (subject to data availability) for 1 week, 1 month and 1 year before 2018-09-21.

Days Before Lowest CloseClose (Rate)Losses(%)
1 Week 2018-09-140.0221-0.9 %
1 Month 2018-08-210.0232-5.6 %
1 Year 2017-09-210.0239-8.37 %
Afghani (AFN)-Convertible Mark (BAM) Stock Losses - Week, Month, Year

Subject to data availability, below table summarizes the impact on a 1000 BAM invested in AFN 1 week, 1 month and 1 year before the lowest close rate date.

Days Before Lowest RateLosses(%)What happens to 1000 BAM invested?
1 Week -0.9 %991
1 Month-5.6 %944
1 Year-8.37 %916.3

3 Loss At Lowest Rate If You Had Bought AFN At Previous Highest Rate

Buying at high and selling when low is worst case scenario for any Forex investor. This section helps you assess the potential damage for an investor who invested in AFN/BAM during the highest rate day that occurred before the lowest rate day of 2018-09-21.

Previous Highest Rate DateClose (Rate)Lowest Close RateLosses(%)
2015-03-110.03240.021900-32.41 %

Above table has shown the losses in percentage. Now let us check the impact on a 1000 BAM invested. As per the loss percentage shown in the above table, the 1000 BAM would have become 675.9.

4 AFN/BAM Lowest Rate Compared To 3 Of The Strongest Currencies

Now let us compare the lowest rate of AFN/BAM pair with three others formed by 3 of the strongest currencies against AFN. In other words, we will be analyzing 3 pairs with the selected strong currencies as quote currencies (denoted after the slash symbol.)

To pick the strongest currencies we follow a simple method. We just check those pairs with Afghani (AFN) as base currency (before slash symbol) which have exchange rates among the lowest for the recent 12 month period ending 2018-10-01. The corresponding quote currencies are among the strongest ones.

AFN-BAM Lowest Rate Vs Strong Currencies

Now we are going to analyze the potential impact of the lowest rate on investments. There is no straightforward way to do it. However, we are going to do a simple analysis that will give you an idea of the potential losses. We are going to measure and compare the differences between the lowest rates and the average rates for the recent 12 month period between 2017-10-01 and 2018-10-01.

Recommended Reading: Have a look at the similar section in the AFN/BAM highest rate report to learn more in detail about this method.

CurrencyPairLowest RateAvg RateLowest Vs Avg. Rates (%)Difference (%)
Convertible MarkAFN/BAM0.0219000.023231-5.73-
Unidad de FomentoAFN/CLF0.0003150.000332-5.120.61
Kuwaiti DinarAFN/KWD0.0039960.004287-6.79-1.06
Bahraini DinarAFN/BHD0.0049740.005354-7.1-1.37

5 AFN/BAM Lowest Rate Compared To 3 Similar Currencies To AFN

In this section we are going to compare the performance ofAFN/BAM against similar rate pairs but with AFN as the base currency. In other words, the currency invested in will be the same in all the pairs under consideration. The range of observation is between 2014-12-01 and 2018-10-01

Below chart displays the lowest rates of BAM as well as 3 other similar currencies against AFN.

AFN to BAM Lowest Rate Alossest Similar Currencies

Below table lists the lowest rates of the currency pairs and a simple comparison. The final column shows the percentage difference between the lowest rates.

Note: A negative difference (last column value) for a currency pair indicates that the pair had lesser magnitude lowest rate than AFN/AFN.

CurrencyPairLowest RateDifference (%)
Convertible MarkAFN/BAM0.021900-
Bulgarian LevAFN/BGN0.0219000
Belarusian RubleAFN/BYN0.02700023.29
Belize DollarAFN/BZD0.02620019.63

6 AFN to BAM - Top 20 Monthly & Weekly Lowest Average Rates

This sections displays the monthly and weekly average lowest rates for the currency pair - AFN/BAM.

Top 20 Month-wise Lowest Avg. Rates:

Month-YearAvg. Rate Highest Rate (& Rate-Change From Avg.)Lowest Rate (& Rate-Change From Avg.)
September-20180.0223620.023000 (0.000638)0.021900 (-0.000462)
October-20180.0223330.022500 (0.000167)0.022200 (-0.000133)
January-20180.0230190.023400 (0.000381)0.022700 (-0.000319)
June-20180.0233460.023600 (0.000254)0.022800 (-0.000546)
March-20180.0229180.023100 (0.000182)0.022600 (-0.000318)
August-20180.0233150.023700 (0.000385)0.022800 (-0.000515)
April-20180.0227770.023100 (0.000323)0.022400 (-0.000377)
July-20180.0229700.023200 (0.00023)0.022600 (-0.00037)
February-20180.0229080.023300 (0.000392)0.022500 (-0.000408)
December-20170.0238200.024000 (0.00018)0.023400 (-0.00042)
May-20180.0232480.023700 (0.000452)0.023000 (-0.000248)
November-20170.0242190.024600 (0.000381)0.023800 (-0.000419)
August-20170.0240850.024300 (0.000215)0.023800 (-0.000285)
July-20170.0247540.025200 (0.000446)0.024100 (-0.000654)
September-20170.0239200.024400 (0.00048)0.023700 (-0.00022)
October-20170.0243370.024600 (0.000263)0.024100 (-0.000237)
April-20160.0251390.025500 (0.000361)0.024900 (-0.000239)
March-20160.0255800.026200 (0.00062)0.025000 (-0.00058)
June-20170.0254960.025700 (0.000204)0.025100 (-0.000396)
July-20160.0256540.025900 (0.000246)0.025300 (-0.000354)

Top 20 Weekly Lowest Avg. Rates:

Week-YearAvg. RateHighest Rate (& Rate-Change From Avg.)Lowest Rate (& Rate-Change From Avg.)
Week 37-20180.0220670.022200 (0.000133)0.021900 (-0.000167)
Week 36-20180.0224170.022700 (0.000283)0.022100 (-0.000317)
Week 40-20180.0223500.022500 (0.00015)0.022200 (-0.00015)
Week 38-20180.0221000.022200 (0.0001)0.022000 (-0.0001)
Week 39-20180.0223670.022500 (0.000133)0.022300 (-6.7E-5)
Week 41-20180.0222500.022400 (0.00015)0.022200 (-5.0E-5)
Week 4-20180.0226500.022700 (5.0E-5)0.022500 (-0.00015)
Week 26-20180.0228000.023000 (0.0002)0.022600 (-0.0002)
Week 15-20180.0225500.022700 (0.00015)0.022400 (-0.00015)
Week 14-20180.0227000.022900 (0.0002)0.022600 (-0.0001)
Week 3-20180.0228170.022900 (8.3E-5)0.022700 (-0.000117)
Week 28-20180.0230170.023100 (8.3E-5)0.022800 (-0.000217)
Week 35-20180.0228330.023000 (0.000167)0.022700 (-0.000133)
Week 25-20180.0231330.023400 (0.000267)0.022800 (-0.000333)
Week 6-20180.0228500.023100 (0.00025)0.022600 (-0.00025)
Week 1-20180.0232330.023400 (0.000167)0.022900 (-0.000333)
Week 13-20180.0229330.023000 (6.7E-5)0.022900 (-3.3E-5)
Week 12-20180.0228170.022900 (8.3E-5)0.022600 (-0.000217)
Week 16-20180.0228330.023000 (0.000167)0.022700 (-0.000133)
Week 11-20180.0229670.023100 (0.000133)0.022900 (-6.7E-5)


Hopefully, the report will help you in your forex investing

Recommended Reading: Learning the best and worst performances is just a part of the analysis. For a big picture, we strongly recommend you to go through the chart history of AFN-BAM. We have applied a simple technique to smooth out the volatility in the graphs so that you can understand the entire analysis better.


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