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  • Rupee down 5 paise against dollar in early trade 5 hours 19 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The rupee fell marginally by five paise to 60.17 against the US dollar in early trade on Friday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to appreciation of the American currency overseas amid lower opening in the domestic equity market. Dealers attributed the domestic currency's fall to gains made by the...
  • Rupee slips from two-week highs, ends at 60.12 vs US dollar 21 hours 15 minutes ago

    Mumbai: In contrast to rising equities, the rupee on Thursday retreated from nearly two-week highs and ended three paise lower at 60.12 against the Greenback on late dollar demand from importers. The domestic currency also snapped its two-day upmove when it had gained 21 paise against the US currency. At the...
  • Rather than dollars, India need ideas, knowledge: Modi to World Bank Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday told World Bank President Jim Yong Kim that India requires ideas, knowledge and expertise "rather than dollars" as there is a need to focus on developing a base of skilled people keeping the future in mind. During a meeting, Modi also suggested to...
  • Rupee rises 15 paise to end at over one-week high of 60.09 against US dollar Yesterday

    Mumbai: Rupee rose 15 paise to end at over one-week high of 60.09 against US dollar on Wednesday. Extending its rising streak for the second straight session, the rupee strengthened by 12 paise to trade at 60.12 against the US dollar in early trade on Wednesday on sustained foreign capital...
  • Rupee rises six paise to end at 60.24 against US dollar 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Rupee rose six paise to end at 60.24 against US dollar on Tuesday. It opened at 60.22 against the dollar in early trade on Tuesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on fresh selling of the US currency by exporters amid sustained foreign capital inflows. The local currency had shed two...
  • Rupee closes at 60.31 against dollar 3 days ago

    Mumbai: The rupee on Monday closed at 60.31 against US dollar. The rupee recovered by 10 paise to 60.18 against the US dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on selling of the American currency by exporters amid increased capital inflows. Further, strengthening of the euro and the yen...
  • Rupee falls to 1-month low vs US dollar, down 10 paise at 60.28 6 days ago

    Mumbai: The rupee continued its downslide mostly throughout the week and on Friday fell 10 paise to log a one-month closing low of 60.28 against the greenback on dollar demand from importers and rising global risk aversion. Heavy capital inflows in local equities, however, restricted the rupee fall, said forex brokers....
  • Rupee slips to one-week low of 60.18 vs US dollar 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The rupee on Thursday declined six paise to end at one-week low of 60.18 against the Greenback following demand for dollars in view of defence-related payments and importers. However, a positive closing in local equities, capital inflows and a weak dollar overseas helped cap the fall to some extent, a...
  • Sensex closes at over 1-week high; Hindalco logs best gain 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Rising for the third session, the benchmark Sensex on Thursday edged higher to end at over one-week closing peak of 25,561.16 supported by gains in shares from metal and power sectors. After rising nearly 64 points, the BSE barometer pared gains amid profit-booking in realty, oil & gas and...
  • Indian rupee opens at 60.23 per dollar; down 11 paise July 16, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee slipped in the opening trade on Wednesday. It has opened lower by 11 paise at 60.23 per dollar against 60.12 on Tuesday. The dollar clung to modest gains post comments by the head of the Federal Reserve that rates could rise sooner if employment continued to...
  • Rupee down 11 paise against dollar in early trade July 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee fell by another 11 paise to trade at 60.187 against the dollar in early trade on Tuesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market due to renewed demand for the American currency from importers and appreciation of the greenback overseas. Forex dealers said besides dollar's gains against other currencies...
  • Rupee down 7 paise against US dollar in morning trade July 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee fell by seven paise to 60.00 against the American currency in morning trade on fresh dollar demand from banks and importers amid weak equity markets. Fresh capital outflows from foreign funds affected the value of the rupee against the dollar, a forex dealer said. The rupee resumed lower...
  • Rupee rebounds 26 paise vs US dollar to 59.93; logs 1st weekly drop in 3 weeks July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Friday bounced back by 26 paise to end at 59.93 versus dollar as exporters and some banks sold the greenback, but steep losses in previous sessions forced the local currency to log its first weekly drop in three. After ending at 59.72 last Friday, the rupee depreciated...
  • Paris-based filmmaker Vijay Singh to make a film on Indian soldiers' love stories from World War I July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Heart-warming stories, including romantic ones, about Indian soldiers who fought in the First World War as part of the British Army, culled from archives and personal testimonies, feature in a new documentary. The upcoming feature-length film 'Mademoiselle France Pleure' (Miss France is in tears) attempts to piece together the...
  • Rupee logs worst drop in a month, down 44paise at 60.19 vs dollar July 10, 2014

    Mumbai:Moving in tandem with equities, the rupee today tumbled 44 paise, posting its biggest drop in nearly a month, to end at 60.19 against the dollar on a day the Narendra Modi-led government presented its maiden Budget. A firm dollar overseas and demand for the US currency from importers weighed on...
  • Rupee edges up to 59.75 vs US dollar ahead of Budget July 9, 2014

    Mumbai: On the eve of Narendra Modi-led government's maiden Union budget, the rupee on Wednesday rose for the second day and ended three paise higher at 59.75 against the dollar on sustained selling of the US currency by exporters and some capital inflows. However, weak trend in local equities and a...
  • Rupee rebounds 23 paise Vs US dollar to end at 59.78 July 8, 2014

    Mumbai: In contrast to falling equities, the rupee on Tuesday recovered 23 paise to end at 59.78 against the dollar after exporters and some banks sold the US currency. On Monday, the rupee fell by 29 paise -- logging its biggest drop in nearly three weeks. The Indian rupee on Tuesday...
  • Iraq crisis led to rupee depreciation: Government July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The recent Iraq crisis has led to marginal depreciation of the rupee and government is calibrating "appropriate policy responses" to cope with the situation, Parliament was informed on Tuesday. "Since the escalation of the Iraq crisis in the second week of June 2014, the exchange rate of the rupee...
  • Record high: Nifty at 7725, Sensex up 325 points on Budget hope July 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Budget hopes and firm global cues boosted market sentiments as benchmark indices see record closing high. The Nifty ended above 7700, for first time ever, at 7725.15, up 90.45 points or 1.18 per cent. The Sensex closed at 25841.21, up 324.86 or 1.27 percent. Sesa Sterlite was the biggest...
  • Rupee rises most in 7 weeks, ends at 59.69 vs US dollar on budget hopes July 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian rupee on Wednesday appreciated 38 paise -- its biggest single-day rise in seven weeks -- to close at 59.69 against the US dollar on optimism that the budget next week would contain strong measures to put finances and the economy back on track. Dollar selling by exporters amid lack...
  • Rupee gains most in over 10 days, ends at 60.07 vs US dollar July 1, 2014

    Mumbai: In line with rise in stocks, the rupee on Tuesday rose by 10 paise -- its biggest single-day rise in over ten days -- to end at 60.07 against the dollar after the government hiked fuel and LPG prices to ease subsidy burden. Fresh dollar selling by exporters...
  • Rupee drops 9 paise vs US dollar; logs worst monthly show since August June 30, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Monday fell nine paise to end at 60.17 against the dollar, completing its worst monthly show since August and its first quarterly drop in three. Ignoring firm local equities, the rupee weakened following fresh dollar demand from importers. However, continued capital inflows and a weak dollar overseas...
  • Rupee recovers 6 paise against US dollar to end at 60.08 June 27, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee recovered by six paise to close at 60.08 on Friday against the US dollar on the back of firm local equities amidst weak dollar in overseas. Fresh dollar selling by exporters and weak dollar overseas also aided the rupee rise while sustained capital outflow restricted the surge, a...
  • Rupee falls back by 2 paise against US dollar to end at 60.14 in dull trade June 26, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Thursday fell back two paise to end at 60.14 against the dollar on weak local equities and demand for the US currency from importers, snapping two straight days of marginal gains. A better dollar overseas also weighed on the rupee while capital inflows capped the rupee fall,...
  • Rupee down 18 paise vs dollar in early trade June 20, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Friday lost 18 paise to 60.26 against the dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market due to increased demand for the US currency from importers. Forex dealers attributed the rupee's fall to increased dollar demand from importers amidst rising global crude prices but said...
  • Rupee gains most in over a month on Fed's dovish policy outlook June 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Bucking the weak trend in stocks, the rupee on Thursday rose 31 paise, logging its best single-day gain in over a month, to end at 60.08 against the dollar as the American currency weakened on US Fed keeping its policy of ultra-low interest rates intact. Fresh selling of dollars by...
  • Rupee slumps to 7-week low as oil boils on Iraq unrest; Fed eyed June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Wednesday fell 36 paise to end at an over seven-week low of 60.39 against the US dollar as growing unrest in Iraq pushed up crude and caution prevailed in the currency markets ahead of the outcome of US Fed meeting. A sharp fall in local equities amid...
  • Most Asian shares slip on anxiety over Iraq, dollar edges up June 17, 2014

    Tokyo: Most Asian stock markets fell on Tuesday as the deepening conflict in Iraq and a gas dispute between Ukraine and Russia sapped investors' appetite for riskier assets. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan shed 0.3 per cent. Japan's Nikkei bucked the trend with rise of a 0.3 per...
  • Rupee rebounds from over 7-week lows, ends up 13 paise at 60.03 vs US dollar June 17, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Tuesday appreciated for the first time in three days against the dollar and ended 13 paise up at 60.03 boosted by late surge in local equities and comments by RBI Governor that India is better prepared to deal with any fallout from the ongoing Iraq crisis. Fresh...
  • Rupee breaches 60-mark, ends at six-week low of 60.16 against US dollar June 16, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Monday slipped below 60-mark and closed sharply down by 39 paise at a six-week low of 60.16 against the dollar on sustained demand of the American currency from oil importers, amid rising oil prices. Weakness in local equities on the back of rise in wholesale...