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  • Rupee falls to nine-month low of 62.03 vs dollar 14 hours 27 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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...
  • Government to announce curbs on gold import in a day or two: Sources November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: In the wake of surge in gold imports, the government would soon impose some curbs on its inward shipment to prevent current account deficit (CAD) from going out of hand. "Things are being worked out by the Finance Ministry and some announcements (restrictions) may come in a day or...
  • Rupee drops for 4th day vs USD, ends at 1-month low of 61.74 November 18, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Tuesday weakened for the fourth straight session and ended at a one-month low of 61.74 against the US dollar. In line with lacklustre trade in local equities, the rupee closed one paisa down against the greenback on alternate bouts of buying and selling, despite a sharp...
  • Rupee falls to nearly 1-month low of 61.72 vs US dollar, down 17 paise November 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Friday fell for the second day and depreciated by 17 paise to end at nearly one-month low of 61.72 against the greenback on sustained dollar demand even as local stock indices surged to new highs. The rupee resumed lower at 61.61 per dollar as against the...
  • Rupee ends lower by 4 paise vs dollar at 61.55 November 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Paring its early gains, the rupee finished lower by 4 paise at 61.55 against the US dollar on renewed dollar demand from banks and importers. The rupee resumed higher at 61.46 per dollar as against last closing level of 61.51 at the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) Market. However, it declined afterwards...
  • Rupee gains on foreign fund inflows November 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee gained on Wednesday as heavy foreign fund buying of debt and equities boosted the local unit, but good demand for the greenback from state-run banks and caution ahead of retail inflation data prevented further gains. Foreign institutional investors have been buying both shares and debt in recent weeks,...
  • Rupee down 10 paise against dollar in early trade November 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee weakened by 10 paise to 61.60 against the dollar in early trade on Tuesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to increased demand for the US currency from importers. Forex dealers attributed the rupee's weakness to increased demand for the US currency from importers and its strength against...
  • Rupee gains 17 paise against dollar in early trade November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee strengthened by 17 paise to 61.45 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 besides increased selling of the American currency by exporters and...
  • Sensex tops 28,000 mark for first time on hopes of reforms, rate cut November 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Wednesday conquered the 28,000 mark for the first time as markets hit new highs of the fourth day on expectations of more reforms by the Modi government and a rate cut by the RBI. The BSE barometer, however, settled a tad lower but still a...
  • Rupee finishes almost flat at 61.41 against US dollar November 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Wednesday ended almost flat at 61.41 against the Greenback on alternate bouts of buying and selling. Despite a strong start, the rupee erased all its morning gains during intra-day due to sharp bouts of dollar demand from importers. However, it fell later before recouping losses...
  • Rupee depreciates four paise vs US dollar to end at 61.40 November 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Monday depreciated by four paise to close at 61.40 against the Greenback on moderate dollar demand from importers, amid some hesitancy in equities. A better dollar overseas also weighed on the rupee while sustained capital inflows restricted the rupee fall. At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex)...
  • Rupee drops to 2-week low vs US dollar after Fed sticks to low rates October 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Moving in opposite direction to stocks, the rupee on Thursday fell for the fourth day, dipping 10 paise to close at two-week low of 61.45 against the Greenback after US Federal Reserve kept in place its plans to maintain record low interest rate for some more time. While the Fed's...
  • Rupee up 7 paise against dollar in early trade October 29, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee strengthened by seven paise to 61.25 against the dollar in early trade on at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on increased selling of the US currency by exporters and banks. Besides, the dollar's weakness against other currencies overseas as investors await news from the US Federal Reserve about interest...
  • Rupee slips 2 paise Vs dollar, ends at 61.32 in dull trade October 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Tuesday slipped further by two paise to close at 61.32 against the US dollar due to some demand for the American unit in a lacklustre trade. There was some dollar demand from importers, mainly oil refiners, as brent crude for December delivery was trading low near USD...
  • Sensex rebounds 128 points to over one month high closes at October 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Tuesday rebounded about 128 points to end at over one-month high and Nifty reclaimed the 8,000-mark on the back of good corporate earnings and rising hopes of a cut in interest rates. Pharma, banking and power shares led the rise, amid positive cues from global markets...
  • Rupee up 8 paise against dollar in early trade October 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Maintaining its gaining streak for the fifth straight day, the rupee appreciated by eight paise to 61.19 against the US dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on Monday on increased capital inflows amidst selling of the American currency by exporters. Besides, strengthening of the euro against the...
  • Rupee up 14 paise against dollar in early trade October 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Maintaining its rising trend for the fourth straight day, the rupee strengthened by another 14 paise to 61.17 against the US dollar in early trade on Wednesday on sustained foreign capital inflows amid government announcing key reforms in the oil and gas sector. In a much-awaited reform, the government recently...
  • Rupee gains for second day; election results cheer October 20, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee gained for a second consecutive session on Monday after the BJP's success in two state elections and the government's removal of diesel subsidies and a hike in natural gas prices sparked hopes for additional reforms. The government lifted diesel price controls and raised the cost of natural gas...
  • Rupee falls 31 paise vs US dollar to one-week low of 61.41 October 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Tracking equity markets, the Indian rupee on Tuesday wiped out initial gains and ended 31 paise down at a one-week low of 61.41 against the greenback on fresh dollar demand from banks and importers. Persistent foreign capital outflows also affected the the rupee sentiment, forex dealers said. The rupee opened higher...
  • Rupee surges 25 paise vs US dollar to end at 61.10 October 13, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Monday rose 25 paise to end at 61.10 against the greenback on fresh selling of dollars by exporters and banks, in line with other Asian currencies helped by upbeat trade data from China. The rupee resumed higher at 61.25 per dollar as against the last weekend's...
  • Rupee down 15 paise against dollar in early trade October 10, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee fell by 15 paise to 61.20 against the dollar in early trade on Friday due to fresh demand for the US currency from banks and importers amid a weak opening in local equities. Dealers said besides increased demand for the American currency from importers, the dollar's strength against...
  • Rupee down 5 paise against dollar in early trade October 8, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee weakened by five paise to 61.48 against the dollar in early trade on Wednesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to increased demand for the US currency from importers. Forex dealers attributed the rupee's fall to increased demand for the US currency from importers and a lower opening...
  • Sensex closes flat; healthcare stocks plunge October 8, 2014

    Mumbai: A day after it fell around 300 points on negative global cues, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets provisionally closed on Wednesday's trade flat down 25.18 points or 0.10 per cent as healthcare, information technology (IT) and technology, entertainment and media (TECK) stocks fell. However, healthy buying was observed...