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  • Oil prices edge down from 2015-highs, but set for weekly gain 2 days ago

    Singapore: Oil prices held steady on Friday near 2015-highs reached the session before, remaining on track for weekly gains after renewed air strikes in Yemen stoked concerns on the security of Middle East oil shipments. Crude prices on both sides of the Atlantic have surged almost $10 a barrel on April...
  • Indian Rupee plunges to over three month low of 63.32 against dollar 3 days ago

    Mumbai: The rupee on Thursday plummeted to an over three-month low of 63.32 by losing 50 paise against the US dollar on renewed demand for the American currency from banks and importers amid foreign capital outflows in the equity market. The domestic currency on Thursday opened lower at 62.95 as against...
  • Rupee gains for second session; up 3 paise against dollar 4 days ago

    Mumbai: The rupee rose by seven paise at 62.78 against the US dollar in early trade on Wednesday at Interbank Foreign Exchange on sustained selling of the American currency by exporters. The domestic currency had ended six paise higher at 62.85 against the Greenback on dollar selling by banks after falling...
  • Rupee recovers from 3-month low; up 6 paise against dollar 5 days ago

    Mumbai: The rupee recovered from more-than three months low of 63.15 in early trade on dollar selling by banks, believed to be on RBI instruction, to settle six paise higher at 62.85 against the US currency. Forex dealers said "there were inflows from FIIs and FPIs to buy Japanse drug major...
  • Rupee down 55 paise against dollar, logs biggest fall in 2015 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Logging its biggest fall of the year, the rupee on Monday plunged by 55 paise to close at over one-month low of 62.91 against the greenback amid sustained demand for dollars from importers. Meanwhile, the benchmark BSE Sensex stumbled by 555.89 points or 1.95 pct to end at three-week low...
  • PM Modi's visit to Canada generated business worth 1.6 billion dollars 1 week ago

    Toronto: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Canada has generated business worth more than 1.6 billion Canadian dollars, according to official figures released by the Harper government in Toronto. Sixteen commercial agreements and announcements were made by Canadian and Indian companies and organisations during Prime Minister Modi's visit this week. The commercial...
  • Rupee rises for 2nd session, gains 6 paise vs dollar April 16, 2015

    Mumbai: The rupee continued to rule firm against the American currency for the second consecutive day by surging 6 paise to close at 62.30 on persistent selling of dollars by banks and exporters. A sustained foreign capital inflows into the equity market also boosted the domestic currency's value against the dollar,...
  • US dollar ended lower against the rupee at 62.36 per dollar April 15, 2015

    Mumbai: The rupee snapped its two-day losing streak against the American currency, firming up by 15 paise to close at 62.36 per dollar on fresh selling by banks and exporters on the back of lower dollar in the overseas markets. The rupee opened sharply higher at 62.38 per dollar against the...
  • Sensex falls 245 points, Nifty ends at 8750 April 15, 2015

    Mumbai: The market saw steep fall in late trade with the Sensex losing 244.75 points to 28799.69 and the Nifty declining 83.80 points to 8750.20. Even the broader markets snapped 10-day winning streak, falling more than half a per cent. About 1376 shares have advanced, 1492 shares declined, and 151...
  • Rupee at one week low, falls 20 paise to 62.51 vs dollar April 13, 2015

    Mumbai: The rupee continued its downslide for the second session in a row, depreciating by 20 paise to close at more than one-week low of 62.51 against the greenback following sustained dollar demand from importers amid strong overseas demand. However, smart rise in local equities amid sustained capital inflows tried to...
  • Rupee snaps 2-day gains vs US dollar; falls 7 paise April 7, 2015

    Mumbai: The rupee snapped its two-day winning run against the American currency, slipping 7 paise to close at 62.26 on fresh dollar demand from banks and importers coupled with positive global cues. However, persistent foreign capital inflows into the equity markets restricted the rupee's fall against dollar, a forex dealer...
  • Rupee rises by another 30 paise against dollar April 6, 2015

    Mumbai: The rupee ended higher by another 30 paise to 62.19 against the American currency today on sustained selling of dollars by banks and exporters on hopes of foreign capital inflows in view of strong equity market. The local currency has now gained 48 paise or 0.77 per cent in the...
  • Sensex closes 303 points up April 1, 2015

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), made healthy gains during Wednesday's session to provisionally close the day's trade 303 points or 1.08 per cent up. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also made gains during the day's trade. It...
  • Rupee bounces back by 18 paise vs dollar, ends at 62.49 March 31, 2015

    Mumbai: The rupee ended the fiscal on a positive note by rising 18 paise to 62.49 against the American currency on Tuesday on selling of dollars by banks and exporters on expectation of resumption of foreign capital inflows into equity market. The Indian currency had ended the last fiscal year at...
  • Rupee rebounds 26 paise against dollar; snaps 2-day losses March 27, 2015

    Mumbai: Snapping its two-day losing streak, the rupee today recovered 26 paise to end at 62.41 against the American currency on fresh selling of dollars by banks and exporters amid weakness in the greenback overseas. The rupee resumed lower at 62.80 as against the yesterday's closing level of 62.67 on...
  • Rupee ends at 62.26 vs dollar; logs longest run of gains since 2011 March 24, 2015

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Tuesday inched up by a paisa against the American currency to end at 62.26, extending its winning streak to seventh straight session, the longest string of gains since June 2011. The rupee opened higher at 62.20 per dollar as against Monday's closing level of 62.27 per...
  • Rupee up 19 paise vs dollar; logs longest winning streak since 2012 March 23, 2015

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Monday strengthened by 19 paise against US dollar in its sixth straight day of rise -- its longest winning run since 2012 -- to end at 62.27 on sustained selling of the greenback by banks and exporters amid foreign capital inflows. The rupee resumed slightly higher...
  • Obama hosts student film festival at the White House March 21, 2015

    Washington: President Barack Obama said the film festival he hosted at the White House Friday is probably the only one ever featuring a director with a loose tooth. The 15 films featured at the second annual event were made by students age 6-16 who were chosen from among some 1,500 entries...
  • Rupee in green for 5th straight day as dollar loses strength March 20, 2015

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Friday rose for the fifth straight session against the Greenback and ended at 62.46 with a gain of six paise on sustained selling of dollars, wrapping up its best week in about two months. Besides the US Federal Reserve's signal that it will raise rates at...
  • Sensex, Nifty end lower; NTPC tanks 6 per cent March 20, 2015

    Mumbai: The market ended lower dragged mostly by capital goods and FMCG stocks. The Sensex is down 208.59 points or 0.7 per cent at 28261.08. The Nifty is down 63.75 points or 0.7 per cent at 8570.90. About 770 shares have advanced, 2104 shares declined, and 168 shares are unchanged....
  • Rupee gains for the 4th day vs US dollar, up 17 paise on Federal stance March 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Extending its string of gains to the fourth straight session, the Indian rupee on Thursday appreciated by 17 paise to end at 62.52 against US dollar after the Federal Reserve's dovish stance on rates eased outflow concerns. Persistent selling of dollars by banks and exporters due to weakness of dollar...
  • Rupee ends almost flat vs dollar ahead of Fed policy outcome March 18, 2015

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Wednesday ended almost flat against the dollar at 62.69 ahead of the US Federal Reserve's monetary policy statement that could shed light on the timing of interest rate hikes. The rupee resumed slightly higher at 62.68 per dollar as against the last closing level of 62.70...
  • Rupee strengthens by 11 paise against US dollar ahead of US Fed meet March 17, 2015

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Monday extended gains for the second consecutive session, rising 11 paise against the American currency to 62.70 amid a good show by stocks and on selling of dollars by banks and exporters ahead of the two-day US Fed monetary policy meet. At the Interbank Foreign...
  • Rupee rises by 16 paise to end at 62.81 against US dollar March 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Bucking a fall in stocks, the Indian rupee on Monday gained 16 paise to end at 62.81 against the American currency on fresh selling of dollars by banks and exporters. While the US dollar hit 12-year high against the Euro earlier in the day ahead of Fed policy meet,...
  • Oil falls back on record-high US supplies March 13, 2015

    London: World oil prices hit reverse gear on Thursday, wiping out earlier gains, as traders switched their attention back to record-high US stockpiles, dealers said. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for April delivery fell 61 cents to $47.56 per barrel. In late afternoon London deals, European benchmark Brent North Sea crude...
  • Rupee rebounds 28 paise against US dollar to end at 62.50 on recovery in stocks March 12, 2015

    Mumbai: In step with smart recovery in local equities, the Indian rupee on Thursday rebounded by 28 paise to close at 62.50 against the American currency on fresh dollar selling by exporters. A weak dollar overseas also helped the rupee recover from two-month lows, said forex dealers, adding that IMF...
  • Rupee hits fresh two-month low of 62.78 March 11, 2015

    Mumbai: In line with local equities, the rupee on Wednesday dipped for the third straight session and eased by two paise to close at fresh two-month low of 62.78 against greenback on sustained demand for US dollar from importers. Continued slide in local equities amid fresh withdrawal of funds by...
  • Rupee slips 33 paise to 1-week low against US dollar after Raghuram Rajan's currency comment March 4, 2015

    Mumbai: In line with weak stocks, the rupee on Wednesday slipped by a hefty 33 paise -- its fourth straight daily loss -- to close at 62.25 against dollar amid RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan's comment that an "excessively strong rupee" is undesirable as it triggers disinflationary pressures. Heavy demand for...
  • Rupee falls 5 paise against US dollar, ends at 61.92 March 3, 2015

    Mumbai: Continued its slide for the third straight session, the Indian rupee on Tuesday fell 5 paise to end at 61.92 against the Greenback following sustained demand for the American currency from importers and a better dollar in overseas trades. Widening fiscal deficit, which rose to Rs 5.68 lakh crore...