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  • Rupee up 4 paise against dollar in early trade 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The rupee strengthened by four paise to 63.47 against the dollar in early trade on Friday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on fresh selling of the American currency by exporters and banks. Besides, a higher opening in the domestic equity market supported the rupee but the dollar's gains against...
  • Rupee loses 23 paise against dollar at 63.51 against dollar 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Month-end dollar demand from oil companies and persisting selling by foreign funds in stocks dragged the rupee down by 23 paise to 63.51 at close against the US currency on Wednesday. At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market, the rupee commenced lower at 63.43...
  • Rupee up 5 paise against dollar at 63.25 6 days ago

    Mumbai: The rupee on Monday gained a marginal 5 paise to close the day at 63.25 against the dollar on fresh selling of the US currency by exporters amid bullish stocks. Dollar losing strength in the overseas markets also helped the rupee rise. At the...
  • Sensex climbs 330 points, Nifty crosses 8300 mark on global rally 6 days ago

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex rose for the third day ending about 330 points higher on buying in banking, FMCG and auto stocks amid firming trends in global markets. The wider Nifty of NSE reclaimed the 8,300-mark amid positive domestic factors after the introduction of...
  • Rupee up 40 paise against dollar in early trade December 18, 2014

    Mumbai: After three sessions of weakness, the rupee strengthened by 40 paise to 63.21 against the dollar in early trade on Thursday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on increased selling of the US currency by exporters and banks amidst higher opening in the domestic equity market. Forex dealers said besides selling...
  • Sensex surges 416 points, Nifty regains 8,100 mark on value buying December 18, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex surged by 416 points to close above 27,000 level while the wider Nifty reclaimed 8,100 mark on Thursday on value buying after recent sharp falls and hopes on tax reforms as the Cabinet cleared the long-pending GST bill. The domestic markets also followed a rally in...
  • Rupee down 34 paise against dollar in early trade December 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Extending its losses for the third straight day, the rupee fell by 34 paise to trade at fresh 13-month low of 63.87 against the dollar in early trade on Wednesday as the US currency strengthened overseas amid increased capital outflows. Forex dealers said besides the dollar's gains against other currencies...
  • Rupee below 63-level, plunges 51 paise against dollar in early trade December 16, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee slipped below the 63-mark by falling 51 paise to trade at a fresh 11-month low of 63.45 against the US dollar in early trade on Tuesday on the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to heavy dollar demand from importers amid falling crude oil prices. Forex dealers said besides continued...
  • Gold imports surge over 6-fold to US dollar 5.61 billion in November December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Gold imports surged by over six-fold to US dollar 5.61 billion (over Rs 35,000 crore) in November primarily due to a spike in demand during the marriage and festival season, raising fresh concerns of widening current account deficit. Imports of the precious metal stood at US dollar 835.83 million...
  • Rupee crashes 65 paise Vs dollar to near 11-month low of 62.94 December 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Monday weakened by 65 paise to close at nearly 11-month low of 62.94 against the US dollar due to heavy dollar demand from importers amid falling crude oil prices. A stronger US dollar in global markets ahead of the US Fed's meeting...
  • Sensex falls by 31 points to 1-1/2 month low on weak economic data December 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex fell by 31 points to close at one-and-a-half month low of 27,319.56 due to continued selling in IT, FMCG, banking and oil stocks amidst disappointing economic data and capital outflows. In addition, a weak rupee which hit nearly 11-month low of...
  • Rupee recovers after hitting over 10-month low, ends at 62.29 vs dollar December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Friday fell to over ten-month low of 62.50 against the greenback but bounced back to end at 62.29 on selling of dollars by state-run banks on behalf of the RBI. The rise on Friday helped the rupee snap four days of decline where it cumulatively lost...
  • Sensex drops 251 points as oil stocks slip; logs worst week in 3 years December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Friday slumped by 251.33 points to end at 27,350.68 and logged its worst weekly drop in three years on hefty losses in oil&gas, realty and metal shares, amid continued tumble in oil prices raising concern over the strength of the global economy. As many as 11...
  • Rupee tumbles to 10-month low vs dollar, down 31 paise at 62.33 December 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Thursday plummeted to 10-month low of 62.33 versus the greenback, down 31 paise, on strong dollar demand due to oil firms stepping up purchases of crude oil trading near 5-year lows and a weak trend in shares. Logging its fourth consecutive session of decline, the local currency...
  • Rupee falls to over 1-week low vs US dollar, down 14 paise at 62.02 December 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Falling for the third day, Indian rupee on Wednesday weakened by 14 paise to close at over one-week low of 62.02 against the Greenback on sustained dollar demand from importers and fresh capital outflows. Some hesitancy in local equities and a stable dollar overseas had no major impact on the...
  • Rupee down 7 paise against dollar in early trade December 9, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee depreciated by another 7 paise to 61.90 against the US dollar in early trade on Tuesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on sustained demand for the American currency from banks and importers amid a weak opening in the equity market. Besides, widening current account deficit to $10.1 billion...
  • Rupee down 17 paise against dollar in early trade December 8, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee weakened by 17 paise to 61.94 against the US dollar in early trade on Monday on fresh demand for the American currency from banks and importers. Gains in the US dollar against major global currencies after data last week showed a better-than-expected jump in US jobs creation put...
  • Rupee gains 12 paise against dollar in early trade December 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee strengthened by 12 paise to 61.80 against the dollar in early trade on Friday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on increased selling of the US currency by exporters and banks amid persistent foreign capital inflows. Forex dealers said besides increased selling of the American currency by exporters and...
  • Rupee down 4 paise against dollar in early trade December 4, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee weakened by four paise to 61.95 against the US dollar in early trade on Thursday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on fresh demand for the American currency from banks and importers. Forex dealers said besides the dollar's gain against other currencies in the global markets, increased demand for...
  • Sensex closes flat; auto stocks rise December 3, 2014

    Mumbai: A day after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept key interest rates unchanged, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets provisionally closed on Wednesday's trade flat. The markets which were sluggish during the day's trade, ended on a marginal negative note a day after the RBI kept the key...
  • Rupee edges higher to 62.02 vs US dollar after slumping to 9-month low December 1, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Monday erased initial losses and edged one paisa higher at 62.02 versus the greenback on late dollar selling by exporters and some banks, snapping a two-day losing trend. After opening weak, the rupee hit a fresh nine-month low of 62.25 against US dollar as traders reacted...
  • Sensex, Nifty log first drop in 4 sessions ahead of RBI policy December 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Stocks fell for the first time in four sessions today with benchmark Sensex slipping 134.37 points to 28,559.62 and Nifty dipping 32.35 points to 8,555.90 on caution ahead of RBI policy review and weak global cues. Oil and gas stocks were the biggest laggards after global crude prices hit a...
  • Rupee falls to nine-month low of 62.03 vs dollar November 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Bucking the strong trend in stocks, the Indian rupee on Friday tumbled 16 paise to close at almost nine-month low of 62.03 against the greenback following sustained dollar demand from importers, including oil firms. The rupee was also under pressure after government data showed that fiscal deficit touched 89.6 per...
  • Rupee weakens 3 paise vs US dollar to end at 61.87, snaps 2-day rise November 27, 2014

    Mumbai: In dull trade, Indian rupee on Thursday snapped its two-day rise and fell back by three paise to end at 61.87 against the Greenback on month-end dollar demand from importers. The rupee had fallen to 61.92 levels intra-day but positive cues from local equities and sustained capital inflows helped...
  • Rupee edges up against US dollar to end at 61.84 November 26, 2014

    Mumbai: In listless trade, the Indian rupee on Wednesday edged up by two paise to close at 61.84 against the Greenback on stray dollar selling by exporters. Firm dollar overseas and sustained capital inflows, however, restricted the rupee rise, a forex dealer said. Some dollar demand from importers, mainly oil...
  • Rupee rebounds 8 paise against dollar to end at 61.86 November 25, 2014

    Mumbai: After breaching the 62-mark in early trade, Indian rupee on Tuesday rebounded and ended with a gain of 8 paise at 61.86 against the Greenback on account of suspected RBI intervention through state-owned banks. Despite a sharp sell-off in local stocks and lower dollar value ahead of key US...
  • Rupee gains 8 paise against dollar in early trade November 24, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee strengthened by eight paise to 61.68 against the dollar in early trade on Monday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on increased selling of the US currency by exporters and banks amidst sustained foreign capital inflows. Forex dealers said apart from increased selling of the American currency by exporters...
  • Rupee plunges to 62-level against dollar, but recoups losses November 20, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Thursday plunged to nine- month low of 62.25 against the dollar but recouped losses to close the day at 61.94 on suspected selling of the US currency by state-run banks on behalf of the RBI and mild recovery in stocks. The previous low for rupee was 62.45...
  • Rupee opens at 61.83 per dollar; down 9 paise November 19, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee slipped by nine paise in the early trade on Wednesday. It had opened at 61.83 per dollar against 61.74 on Tuesday. The yen hovers at multi-year lows against the dollar and euro as the market cautiously waited to see what the Bank Of Japan would say...
  • PM Modi announces 75 million dollar credit line, visa on arrival to Fiji November 19, 2014

    Suva: Seeking stronger engagement with the Pacific Islands, India on Wednesday announced a 75 million USD line of credit for Fiji for a co-generation power plant and upgrading the sugar industry and also a five million USD fund to develop its villages even as the two countries agreed to expand...