23
Tuesday
April 2019
3:31 AM IST
News Headlines
Shiv Sena asks govt to take over Jet Airways        Congress releases list of six candidates for Delhi Lok Sabha seats        SP-BSP-RLD, an alliance of hearts rather than parties: Akhilesh        CM Nath regime intimidating officials: Shivraj Singh Chouhan        Bairstow and Warner lead Sunrisers to 9-wicket victory        Dhoni''s 84* goes in vain as RCB win 1-run thriller against CSK        Sri Lanka serial blasts : Seven arrested over multiple blasts        Pak Prime Minister Imran Khan arrives in Iran        Serial blasts rip through Lanka on Easter Sunday: 228 dead, 450 injured        US confirms deaths of several Americans in Sri Lanka blasts        Pakistan deplores India''s decision to suspend cross-LoC trade        Multiple blasts likely to have "adverse impact" on Lankan tourism: tour operators        Kerala CM condemns terrorist attack in Sri Lanka        French Police detain over 120 people amid Yellow Vest rallies in Paris        Gunmen kill 2 in north Nigeria        Amit Shah: K Surendran represents believers all over world        Asking vote for those who insulted Ambedkar is stooping to new low: Yogi to Mayawati        Congress destroyed nation for last 60 years: Gadkari        Smith guides RR to five wicket win over Mumbai Indians        Iyer, Dhawan half centuries guide DC towards victory against Punjab        
Home   | Main News   | Kerala  | National   | International  | Business   | Sports   | Entertainment   | Columns   | Offbeat   | Health   | About Deepika 
Business News
Rupee slips further, settles below 71-level against USD
 
(Mumbai, Jan 15,2019): The Indian rupee Tuesday plunged by another 13 paise to close at one-month low of 71.05 against the US dollar amid strengthening greenback and surging crude oil prices.

At the Interbank Foreign Exchange, the rupee opened weaker at Rs 70.79 then lost further ground and fell to a low of 71.15 against the American currency.

The domestic unit, however, gained some strength and finally settled at 71.05 a dollar, down 13 paise over its previous close.

This was the third straight session of loss for the rupee. The domestic currency Monday plunged by 43 paise to close at nearly one-month low of 70.92 against the US dollar. The Indian unit has lost 64 paise in these three sessions.

Forex traders attributed the rupee plunge to rising crude prices. However, heavy buying in domestic equities and fresh foreign fund inflows restricted the fall in the local unit to some extent.

Stronger dollar against its key rival currencies impacted the rupee trading pattern, they said.

The dollar index, which gauges the greenback's strength against a basket of six currencies, was higher by 0.22 per cent to 95.81 in late afternoon trade.

Brent crude, the global benchmark, was trading at USD 59.81 per barrel, higher by 1.39 per cent.

Foreign funds bought shares worth Rs 159.60 crore from the capital markets on a net basis and domestic institutional investors purchased shares worth Rs 417.44 crore Tuesday, provisional data showed.

The Financial Benchmark India Private Ltd (FBIL) set the reference rate for the rupee/dollar at 71.0298 and for rupee/euro at 81.5048. The reference rate for rupee/British pound was fixed at 91.6242 and for rupee/100 Japanese yen at 65.37.

The 30-share index Tuesdday settled 464.77 points, or 1.30 per cent, higher at 36,318.33, while the broader NSE Nifty rallied 149.20 points, or 1.39 per cent, to finish at 10,886.80.


Pakistan deplores India''s decision to suspend cross-LoC trade
Multiple blasts likely to have "adverse impact" on Lankan tourism: tour operators
KCCI Cross LoC trade becomes a casualty of apathy, says Kashmir industry
TATA Group team meets J&K Governor
OYO launches OPEN programme for asset owners
Sensex slips from lifetime high on profit booking
Govt to allocate 440 vacant Jet slots to other airlines
Blue Star launches 75 models in AC range, eyes 13.5 pc market share in FY20
Jet Airways grounds ops temporarily; Secy calls urgent meeting
Jet Airways operating 5 planes, seeks emergency funds: Kharola
3 private players offer ideal, healthy competition: Vodafone Idea CEO
Lenders to Jet working on revival, no final decision yet: PNB MD
UK business says Brexit extension averts crisis
Jaitley discusses India's economic reforms with investors in US
RBI imposes Rs 1 lakh penalty on Lucknow-based co-op bank
Hyundai to train 10k sales consultants for its global connected tech
Facebook to block foreign ads for Australia election
Gold slumps Rs 80 on weak demand
SC quashes RBI circular on insolvency issued last year
Rupee slips 22 paise against US dollar in early trade
KERALA NEWS
Kerala CM condemns terrorist attack in Sri Lanka
 Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday strongly condemned that terrori  
Sexist remark: Electoral Officer warns ruling LDF leader
CPI-M-led LDF holds road show in Wayanad
Toddler in coma after being beaten up; Mother arrested
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Sri Lanka serial blasts : Seven arrested over multiple blasts
 Colombo: The Sri Lankan government said on Sunday that seven people had been arrested over the multi
Pak Prime Minister Imran Khan arrives in Iran
US confirms deaths of several Americans in Sri Lanka blasts
French Police detain over 120 people amid Yellow Vest rallies in Paris
NATIONAL NEWS
Shiv Sena asks govt to take over Jet Airways
 Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Monday urged the NDA government to take over the temporarily grounded priva
Congress releases list of six candidates for Delhi Lok Sabha seats
SP-BSP-RLD, an alliance of hearts rather than parties: Akhilesh
CM Nath regime intimidating officials: Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Untitled Page
Rashtra Deepika LTD
Copyright @ 2019 , Rashtra Deepika Ltd.