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Rupee inches up, likely delay in bond index inclusion caps gains

Reuters on Tuesday reported local govt bonds will likely only be included in the JPMorgan emerging market global index early next year as New Delhi still needs to address various operational issues

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The Indian rupee snapped a four-day losing streak on Tuesday as the dollar eased and oil prices tumbled, but a report stating local bonds may not be considered for listing on a major global index this year capped gains.

The partially convertible rupee ended up just 0.05 per cent at 81.58 per dollar, having touched a session high of 81.31. The currency had hit a record low of 81.6525 on Monday after declining for four straight days.

The rupee eased to a near record low and Indian bond yields rose after Reuters exclusively reported local government bonds will likely only be included

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First Published: Sep 27 2022 | 4:26 PM IST

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