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Rupee trades flat at 83.53 against US dollar during early session

The rupee traded flat at 83.53 against the US currency in early trade on Friday amid firm crude oil prices and gains in domestic stocks. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the rupee opened flat at 83.53 against the US dollar. The local unit moved in a tight range of 83.50 to 83.54 in morning deals. The rupee was trading flat at 83.53 against the US dollar at 0935 hrs. Forex dealers said the impact of firm crude oil prices was offset by overnight losses in the US dollar index and early gains in the domestic equity markets. The US dollar index eased on Thursday after softer US inflation data raised hopes of rate cut by the US Fed by September. Meanwhile, the dollar index, which gauges the greenback's strength against a basket of six currencies, was trading 0.05 per cent lower at 104.49. Brent crude futures, the global oil benchmark, were trading 0.20 per cent higher at USD 85.60 per barrel. Domestic equity markets were trading higher in early session on Friday. Benchmark Se

Rupee trades flat at 83.53 against US dollar during early session
Updated On : 12 Jul 2024 | 10:41 AM IST

Rupee appreciates 2 paise to 83.49 against US dollar in early trade

The rupee traded in a narrow range and appreciated 2 paise to 83.49 against the US dollar in early trade on Thursday, as a positive trend in domestic equities supported the local unit, while elevated crude oil prices weighed on investor sentiments. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the local unit opened at 83.49, registering a rise of 2 paise from its previous close. On Wednesday, the rupee stayed range-bound and settled 2 paise lower at 83.51 against the US dollar. "Persistent demand for the dollar from local importers has capped the rupee's potential gains, yet its outlook remains optimistic, buoyed by recent positive economic indicators," CR Forex Advisors MD-Amit Pabari said. Pabari further said the rupee's outlook is supported by strong foreign inflows, a positive economic forecast, and India's impressive macroeconomic growth, currently the fastest among large economies. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) appears determined to prevent the rupee from depreciating below 83

Rupee appreciates 2 paise to 83.49 against US dollar in early trade
Updated On : 11 Jul 2024 | 10:35 AM IST

Rupee trades flat at 83.49 against US dollar during early session

The rupee traded flat at 83.49 against the US currency in the early session on Tuesday amid losses in domestic equities and easing crude oil prices. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the rupee opened flat at 83.49 against the US dollar. The local currency moved in a restricted range of 83.49 to 83.50 against the greenback in early trade. The rupee had edged up 1 paisa to close at 83.49 against the US dollar on Monday ahead of the key testimony of US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell in front of Congress. Powell's testimony offered little new guidance on the US central bank's plans for when it might cut interest rates. Meanwhile, the dollar index, which gauges the greenback's strength against a basket of six currencies, eased 0.03 per cent from overnight high levels to 105.09. Brent crude, the global oil benchmark, declined 0.26 per cent to USD 84.44 per barrel in futures trade. In the domestic equity market, the 30-share BSE Sensex dropped by 143.15 points or 0.18 per c

Rupee trades flat at 83.49 against US dollar during early session
Updated On : 10 Jul 2024 | 11:08 AM IST

Rupee rises 5 paise to 83.44 against US dollar as crude prices come down

The rupee appreciated 5 paise to 83.44 against the US dollar in early trade on Monday, as the American currency and crude oil prices retreated from their elevated levels. Forex traders said foreign fund inflows also aided investors' sentiments and supported the rupee. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the local unit opened at 83.45 and gained further to 83.44 against the greenback, registering a rise of 5 paise from its previous close. On Friday, the rupee settled at 83.49 against the US dollar. According to CR Forex Advisors MD Amit Pabari the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) seems determined to prevent the rupee from depreciating below 83.70. Even with pressure from oil companies due to elevated oil prices. "Overall, positive economic indicators such as a good growth rate, stable inflation, a reduced fiscal deficit, record-high RBI forex reserves, and a pipeline of inflows are all supportive factors that should ideally bolster the rupee," Pabari said, adding that given these

Rupee rises 5 paise to 83.44 against US dollar as crude prices come down
Updated On : 08 Jul 2024 | 11:09 AM IST

Rupee rises 5 paise to 83.45 against US dollar during early trade

The rupee appreciated 5 paise to 83.45 against the US dollar in early trade on Friday, as the American currency retreated from its elevated levels and was supported by significant foreign fund inflows. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the local unit opened at 83.48 and gained further to 83.45 against the greenback, registering a rise of 5 paise from its previous close. On Thursday, the rupee pared its initial losses and settled for the day on an almost flat note at 83.50 against the US dollar. Forex traders said rising crude oil prices weighed on investor sentiments and restricted the upside. Brent crude futures, the global oil benchmark, declined 0.37 per cent to USD 87.11 per barrel. "The pressure stems from oil marketing companies purchasing crude in anticipation of further price hikes, with Brent oil hovering around USD 87 per barrel. Additionally, it appears the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is managing the rupee's volatility, capping both its upward and downward ...

Rupee rises 5 paise to 83.45 against US dollar during early trade
Updated On : 05 Jul 2024 | 10:19 AM IST

As crude oil prices rise, rupee falls 5 paise to 83.54 against US dollar

The rupee depreciated 5 paise to 83.54 against the US dollar in early trade on Thursday, weighed down by elevated crude oil prices. Forex traders said a positive trend in domestic equities, wherein benchmark indices touched all-time high levels and significant foreign fund inflows supported the rupee and restricted the fall. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the rupee opened at 83.52 and lost further ground to trade at 83.54 against the greenback in initial deals, registering a fall of 5 paise from its previous closing level. On Wednesday, the rupee settled 1 paisa lower at 83.49 against the US dollar. "Though the equity markets are shining bright, the Indian rupee has been trading flat to weaker, despite a drop in the dollar towards 105.04 and US 10-year yields touching 4.35 per cent, post the US service PMI data and ADP non-farm employment change data were weaker than expected," CR Forex Advisors MD Amit Pabari said. According to Pabari, crude oil prices have risen neari

As crude oil prices rise, rupee falls 5 paise to 83.54 against US dollar
Updated On : 04 Jul 2024 | 10:27 AM IST

Rupee falls 5 paise to 83.53 against US dollar during early trade

The rupee depreciated 5 paise to 83.53 against the US dollar in early trade on Wednesday, weighed down by the strong American currency and elevated crude oil prices. Forex traders said the rupee is trading in a narrow range as US dollar buying by oil companies and Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) further dented investor sentiment, while a firm trend in domestic equities supported the rupee at lower levels. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the rupee opened at 83.51 and lost further ground to trade at 83.53 against the greenback in initial deals, registering a fall of 5 paise from its previous closing level. On Tuesday, the rupee depreciated 4 paise to settle at 83.48 against the US dollar. "... Global factors such as the elevated US DXY around 105.50, the depreciation of the Yen and Yuan, and the rise in US bond yields have prevented the rupee from gaining significant strength and moving away from its multi-month low," CR Forex Advisors MD Amit Pabari said. Rupee traders

Rupee falls 5 paise to 83.53 against US dollar during early trade
Updated On : 03 Jul 2024 | 10:01 AM IST

Rupee falls 12 paise to 83.56 against US dollar during early trade

The rupee depreciated 12 paise to 83.56 against the US dollar in early trade on Tuesday, weighed down by the strengthening of the American currency in the overseas markets and elevated crude oil prices. Forex traders said oil importers and foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought US dollars amid rising US yields, and this dragged down the local unit. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the rupee opened at 83.51 and lost further ground to trade at 83.56 against the greenback in initial deals, registering a fall of 12 paise from its previous closing level. On Monday, the rupee depreciated 10 paise to settle at 83.44 against the US dollar. The rupee had dollar inflows and rose to 83.37 on Monday, but was sold-off to 83.44 levels, as oil and FPIs bought dollars looking at rising US yields, said Anil Kumar Bhansali, Head of Treasury and Executive Director Finrex Treasury Advisors LLP. On Tuesday, rupee is likely to touch 83.55 before cooling off to 83.45, Bhansali said, adding t

Rupee falls 12 paise to 83.56 against US dollar during early trade
Updated On : 02 Jul 2024 | 10:12 AM IST

Rupee falls 9 paise to 83.43 against US dollar during early trade

The rupee depreciated 9 paise to 83.43 against the US dollar in early trade on Monday amid rising crude oil prices and outflow of foreign capital. The domestic unit, however, found support due to a softening American currency and positive equity market sentiment, forex traders said. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the local unit opened at 83.39 and lost further ground to trade at 83.43 against the greenback in initial deals, registering a fall of 9 paise from its previous closing level. On Friday, the rupee settled 11 paise higher at 83.34 against the US dollar. Meanwhile, the dollar index, which gauges the greenback's strength against a basket of six currencies, was trading at 105.30, lower by 0.23 per cent. "The US dollar eased slightly on Friday after data showed inflation subsided, reinforcing expectations of Federal Reserve rate cuts this year," said Anand James, Chief Market Strategist, Geojit Financial Services. Brent crude futures, the global oil benchmark, adva

Rupee falls 9 paise to 83.43 against US dollar during early trade
Updated On : 01 Jul 2024 | 10:14 AM IST

Forex reserves rise by $810 mn to $653.7 bn as on June 21: RBI data

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) intervenes in the foreign exchange market to curb excess volatility in the rupee

Forex reserves rise by $810 mn to $653.7 bn as on June 21: RBI data
Updated On : 29 Jun 2024 | 12:44 AM IST

Rupee appreciates 8 paise to 83.49 against US dollar in early trade

The rupee appreciated 8 paise to 83.49 against the US dollar in early trade on Thursday, as crude oil prices retreated from their elevated levels. Forex traders said the strength of the American currency in the overseas market and foreign fund outflows weighed on the local unit and restricted the upmove. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the local unit opened at 83.56 and gained further ground to trade at 83.49 against the greenback in initial deals, registering an increase of 8 paise from its previous closing level. On Wednesday, the rupee depreciated 14 paise against the US dollar and settled at 83.57. "Stronger fundamentals such as stable inflation, accelerated economic growth, higher business activity, and a controlled Current Account Deficit offer a counterbalance supporting the rupee. Additionally, continuous RBI intervention has also helped prevent significant rupee depreciation," CR Forex Advisors MD Amit Pabari said. Meanwhile, the dollar index, which gauges the .

Rupee appreciates 8 paise to 83.49 against US dollar in early trade
Updated On : 27 Jun 2024 | 10:15 AM IST

Rupee weakens amid dollar bids related to expiry of currency futures

Asian peers dipped, weighed by concerns that US interest rates could remain high for longer

Rupee weakens amid dollar bids related to expiry of currency futures
Updated On : 26 Jun 2024 | 12:19 PM IST

Rupee sees range-bound trade against US dollar during morning deals

The rupee witnessed range-bound trading against the US dollar in early trade on Monday, amid a negative trend in the domestic equity market. Forex traders said the strength of the American currency in the overseas market and elevated crude oil prices also weighed on the local unit and restricted the upmove. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the local unit opened at 83.52 and gained further to trade at 83.45 against the greenback in initial deals, registering an increase of 12 paise from its previous closing level. On Friday, the rupee hit the lowest level of 83.63 but finally settled at 83.57 against the dollar, registering a gain of 4 paise from its previous close. "Price action on Friday seemed to indicate purposeful intervention by the central bank," IFA Global said in a research note, adding that the rupee is likely to trade in 83.40-83.67 range with sideways price action. Meanwhile, the dollar index, which gauges the greenback's strength against a basket of six ...

Rupee sees range-bound trade against US dollar during morning deals
Updated On : 24 Jun 2024 | 10:20 AM IST

Rupee recovers 3 paise to 83.58 against US dollar during early trade

The rupee recovered from previous day's steep fall and traded 3 paise higher at 83.58 against the US dollar in early trade on Friday on the back of sustained inflow of foreign capital and strong domestic equity market sentiment. Forex traders said the local unit found support from retreating American currency and easing crude oil prices overseas. At the interbank foreign exchange, the local unit opened at 83.60 and gained further to 83.58 against the greenback, registering a rise of 3 paise from its previous close. On Thursday, the rupee had plunged 17 paise to hit its over two-month low level of 83.61 against the dollar. The domestic currency recorded its previous lowest closing level of 83.61 on April 16 this year. Anand James, Chief Market Strategist, Geojit Financial Services, said the rupee's sharp decline was "partly triggered by significant block deals worth Rs 23,000 crore" a day earlier when Vodafone Idea also sold its 18 per cent stake in Indus Towers for Rs 15,300 crore.

Rupee recovers 3 paise to 83.58 against US dollar during early trade
Updated On : 21 Jun 2024 | 10:11 AM IST

Going downhill: Rupee hits new low on importer demand, corporate outflows

Some market participants said that the RBI intervened in the foreign exchange market by dollar sales during the last hour of trade, which reversed some losses

Going downhill: Rupee hits new low on importer demand, corporate outflows
Updated On : 21 Jun 2024 | 12:14 AM IST

Rupee depreciates 4 paise to 83.48 against US dollar in early trade

The rupee fell 4 paise to 83.48 against the US dollar on Thursday due to firm American currency and an upward trend in crude oil prices overseas. The local unit resisted the fall amid the unabated inflow of foreign capital but gave in to the pressure due to a muted trend in the domestic equity markets, forex traders said. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the local unit opened at 83.43 and lost further to 83.48 against the greenback, registering a fall of 4 paise from its previous close. On Wednesday, the rupee settled 1 paisa lower at 83.44 against the US dollar. "The local currency's upward momentum was halted by a strong US dollar and rising crude oil prices in the international market," said Anand James, Chief Market Strategist, Geojit Financial Services. Meanwhile, the dollar index, which gauges the greenback's strength against a basket of six currencies, was trading higher by 0.02 per cent at 104.90. Brent crude futures, the global oil benchmark, advanced 0.02 per c

Rupee depreciates 4 paise to 83.48 against US dollar in early trade
Updated On : 20 Jun 2024 | 10:16 AM IST

RBI sold net $3.6 bn in spot forex market in April: Monthly bulletin

The Indian rupee was little changed month-on-month in April but fell to its record low of 83.5750 during the month while its upside was capped at 83.15

RBI sold net $3.6 bn in spot forex market in April: Monthly bulletin
Updated On : 19 Jun 2024 | 5:24 PM IST

Rupee appreciates 6 paise to 83.37 against US dollar in early trade

The rupee stayed on the upward track for the second straight session and appreciated 6 paise to 83.37 against the US dollar in early trade on Wednesday boosted by sustained inflow of foreign capital and firm equity markets. The local unit, however, faced resistance due to a stronger American currency and higher crude oil prices overseas, forex traders said. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the local unit opened strong at 83.39 and gained further to 83.34 against the greenback in initial deals. It later traded at 83.37 against the American currency, registering a rise of 6 paise from its previous close. On Tuesday, the rupee had settled 12 paise higher at 83.43 against the US dollar. Meanwhile, the dollar index, which gauges the greenback's strength against a basket of six currencies, was trading marginally higher by 0.02 per cent at 104.90. Analysts said the dollar index fell initially as the US data showed the growth in retail sales was lower than expected, though the ..

Rupee appreciates 6 paise to 83.37 against US dollar in early trade
Updated On : 19 Jun 2024 | 10:49 AM IST

Rupee appreciates 7 paise to 83.48 against US dollar in early trade

The rupee appreciated 7 paise to 83.48 against the US dollar in early trade on Tuesday amid a fresh inflow of foreign capital and positive sentiment in the domestic equity markets. Forex traders said the strengthening American currency weighed on the local unit though it found support due to downward movement in crude oil prices overseas. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the local unit opened at 83.52 and gained further to 83.48 against the greenback, registering a rise of 7 paise from its previous close. On Friday, the rupee settled 1 paisa lower at 83.55 against the US dollar. Forex markets were closed on Monday on account of Bakri Id. Meanwhile, the dollar index, which gauges the greenback's strength against a basket of six currencies, was trading at 105.01, higher by 0.07 per cent. Brent crude futures, the global oil benchmark, declined 0.13 per cent to USD 84.14 per barrel. On the domestic equity market, the 30-share BSE Sensex rose 175.72 points, or 0.23 per cent,

Rupee appreciates 7 paise to 83.48 against US dollar in early trade
Updated On : 18 Jun 2024 | 9:46 AM IST

Bonds strengthen and rupee flat after favourable US inflation data

The 10-year US Treasury yield fell by 8 basis points to 4.32 per cent on Thursday

Bonds strengthen and rupee flat after favourable US inflation data
Updated On : 13 Jun 2024 | 11:08 PM IST