Afghani (AFN) To Ethiopian Birr (ETB) Lowest Exchange Rate

| November 13, 2018

This report analyzes the lowest exchange rate of Afghani (AFN) - Ethiopian Birr (ETB). 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/ETB Lowest Exchange Rate
  2. 1-Week, 1-Month and 1-Year Losses During AFN/ETB Lowest Rate
  3. Loss At Lowest Rate If You Had Bought Afghani (AFN) At Previous Highest Rate
  4. AFN/ETB Lowest Rate Compared To 3 Of The Strongest Currencies
  5. AFN/ETB Lowest Rate Compared To 3 Similar Currencies To Ethiopian Birr (ETB)
  6. AFN to ETB - Top 20 Monthly & Weekly Lowest Average Rates

Recommended Reading: AFN/ETB 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/ETB Lowest Exchange Rate

The lowest rate for AFN/ETB pair was 0.303000. The corresponding date was 2016-02-19. 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 (2016)0.318829-4.96 %
Month (02-2016)0.305975-0.97 %

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) - Ethiopian Birr (ETB).

Afghani (AFN) - Ethiopian Birr (ETB) Lowest Rate

Below table shows daily rates on lowest month:

DateCloseOne-day Gain (%)Rate-Change From Past Day
1st February 20160.30650.000900 (0.29 %)
2nd February 20160.3072-0.000100 (-0.03 %)0.0007 (0.23 %)
3rd February 20160.3070.000000 (0.00 %)-0.0002 (-0.07 %)
4th February 20160.30720.000100 (0.03 %)0.0002 (0.07 %)
5th February 20160.30750.000400 (0.13 %)0.0003 (0.1 %)
8th February 20160.30810.000800 (0.26 %)0.0006 (0.2 %)
9th February 20160.3053-0.002100 (-0.68 %)-0.0028 (-0.91 %)
10th February 20160.30530.000000 (0.00 %)0 (0 %)
11th February 20160.3060.000000 (0.00 %)0.0007 (0.23 %)
12th February 20160.30530.000000 (0.00 %)-0.0007 (-0.23 %)
16th February 20160.3053-0.000300 (-0.10 %)0 (0 %)
17th February 20160.3038-0.002200 (-0.72 %)-0.0015 (-0.49 %)
18th February 20160.30360.000000 (0.00 %)-0.0002 (-0.07 %)
19th February 20160.303-0.000600 (-0.20 %)-0.0006 (-0.2 %)
22nd February 20160.3050.002000 (0.66 %)0.002 (0.66 %)
23rd February 20160.30690.001200 (0.39 %)0.0019 (0.62 %)
24th February 20160.3053-0.001500 (-0.49 %)-0.0016 (-0.52 %)
25th February 20160.30740.002100 (0.69 %)0.0021 (0.69 %)
26th February 20160.3074-0.000100 (-0.03 %)0 (0 %)
29th February 20160.3064-0.001500 (-0.49 %)-0.001 (-0.33 %)

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

Someone who invested in Ethiopian Birr (ETB) 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/ETB pair (subject to data availability) for 1 week, 1 month and 1 year before 2016-02-19.

Days Before Lowest CloseClose (Rate)Losses(%)
1 Week 2016-02-120.3053-0.75 %
1 Month 2016-01-190.307-1.3 %
1 Year 2015-02-190.3513-13.75 %
Afghani (AFN)-Ethiopian Birr (ETB) Stock Losses - Week, Month, Year

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

Days Before Lowest RateLosses(%)What happens to 1000 ETB invested?
1 Week -0.75 %992.5
1 Month-1.3 %987
1 Year-13.75 %862.5

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/ETB during the highest rate day that occurred before the lowest rate day of 2016-02-19.

Previous Highest Rate DateClose (Rate)Lowest Close RateLosses(%)
2015-02-270.35370.303000-14.33 %

Above table has shown the losses in percentage. Now let us check the impact on a 1000 ETB invested. As per the loss percentage shown in the above table, the 1000 ETB would have become 856.7.

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

Now let us compare the lowest rate of AFN/ETB 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-ETB 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/ETB highest rate report to learn more in detail about this method.

CurrencyPairLowest RateAvg RateLowest Vs Avg. Rates (%)Difference (%)
Ethiopian BirrAFN/ETB0.3411000.383059-10.95-
Unidad de FomentoAFN/CLF0.0003150.000332-5.125.83
Kuwaiti DinarAFN/KWD0.0039960.004287-6.794.16
Bahraini DinarAFN/BHD0.0049740.005354-7.13.85

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

In this section we are going to compare the performance ofAFN/ETB 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 ETB as well as 3 other similar currencies against AFN.

AFN to ETB 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 (%)
Ethiopian BirrAFN/ETB0.303000-

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

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

Top 20 Month-wise Lowest Avg. Rates:

Month-YearAvg. Rate Highest Rate (& Rate-Change From Avg.)Lowest Rate (& Rate-Change From Avg.)
December-20150.3148180.318200 (0.003382)0.305800 (-0.009018)
January-20160.3062640.307300 (0.001036)0.304900 (-0.001364)
February-20160.3059750.308100 (0.002125)0.303000 (-0.002975)
March-20160.3091570.310600 (0.001443)0.307600 (-0.001557)
April-20160.3109950.312400 (0.001405)0.309600 (-0.001395)
November-20150.3153050.321400 (0.006095)0.305800 (-0.009505)
May-20160.3120590.313400 (0.001341)0.311100 (-0.000959)
July-20160.3161450.317900 (0.001755)0.314800 (-0.001345)
June-20160.3141140.317000 (0.002886)0.309700 (-0.004414)
August-20150.3279150.340300 (0.012385)0.317400 (-0.010515)
October-20150.3224230.323700 (0.001277)0.321500 (-0.000923)
September-20150.3229320.326000 (0.003068)0.318600 (-0.004332)
August-20160.3224450.331100 (0.008655)0.315400 (-0.007045)
November-20160.3334810.336400 (0.002919)0.329500 (-0.003981)
December-20160.3336150.336100 (0.002485)0.320300 (-0.013315)
September-20160.3280300.334000 (0.00597)0.317000 (-0.01103)
January-20170.3343620.335000 (0.000638)0.333800 (-0.000562)
May-20170.3346710.336200 (0.001529)0.333500 (-0.001171)
October-20160.3333780.334400 (0.001022)0.332000 (-0.001378)
April-20170.3356750.336900 (0.001225)0.334100 (-0.001575)

Top 20 Weekly Lowest Avg. Rates:

Week-YearAvg. RateHighest Rate (& Rate-Change From Avg.)Lowest Rate (& Rate-Change From Avg.)
Week 7-20160.3039250.305300 (0.001375)0.303000 (-0.000925)
Week 6-20160.3060000.308100 (0.0021)0.305300 (-0.0007)
Week 52-20150.3096000.317100 (0.0075)0.305800 (-0.0038)
Week 46-20150.3083800.311500 (0.00312)0.305800 (-0.00258)
Week 1-20160.3055000.306100 (0.0006)0.305100 (-0.0004)
Week 4-20160.3064800.306800 (0.00032)0.306200 (-0.00028)
Week 3-20160.3063670.307000 (0.000633)0.304900 (-0.001467)
Week 2-20160.3065600.307300 (0.00074)0.306300 (-0.00026)
Week 0-20160.3069000.306900 (0)0.306900 (0)
Week 8-20160.3064000.307400 (0.001)0.305000 (-0.0014)
Week 5-20160.3070800.307500 (0.00042)0.306500 (-0.00058)
Week 11-20160.3079800.308600 (0.00062)0.307600 (-0.00038)
Week 12-20160.3092800.309800 (0.00052)0.308400 (-0.00088)
Week 14-20160.3097400.310200 (0.00046)0.309600 (-0.00014)
Week 24-20160.3097000.309700 (0)0.309700 (0)
Week 9-20160.3080600.309700 (0.00164)0.306400 (-0.00166)
Week 13-20160.3102400.310600 (0.00036)0.309900 (-0.00034)
Week 16-20160.3117200.312400 (0.00068)0.310500 (-0.00122)
Week 15-20160.3105250.310700 (0.000175)0.310400 (-0.000125)
Week 10-20160.3104330.310600 (0.000167)0.310200 (-0.000233)


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