Indian Rupee

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Realme C3 has become costlier, now starts at Rs. 8,000

18 May 2020

Realme C3 has become costlier, now starts at Rs. 8,000

Realme has again increased the price of its entry-level smartphone, the C3, in India by Rs. 500. This is the second time the handset has received a price hike since its release in February this year.

Indian rupee now accepted at Dubai Duty Free shops

06 Jul 2019

Indian rupee now accepted at Dubai Duty Free shops

What comes as good news for Indian passengers, the Indian rupee will now be accepted for all transactions at Duty Free shops of Dubai airports.

Rupee rebounds 7 paise against USD in early trade

09 Jan 2019

Rupee rebounds 7 paise against USD in early trade

The rupee recovered 7 paise to 70.14 against the USD in early trade today on fresh selling of the American currency by exporters and banks amid early gains in domestic equities.

Rupee surges 19 paise against USD in early trade

26 Dec 2018

Rupee surges 19 paise against USD in early trade

The rupee gained 19 paise against the USD today to trade at 69.95 after increased selling of the US currency by exporters and banks.

RBI to release new Rs. 20 note soon: Details here

25 Dec 2018

RBI to release new Rs. 20 note soon: Details here

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is soon set to introduce new Rs. 20 note with additional features, according to a document of the central bank.

Rupee slips 37p to 70.07 against USD in early trade

21 Dec 2018

Rupee slips 37p to 70.07 against USD in early trade

The rupee fell by 37 paise to 70.07 against the USD in early trade today amid strengthening of the USD against some currencies overseas and foreign fund outflows.

Rupee falls 54 paise, touches 71 level against US dollar

06 Dec 2018

Rupee falls 54 paise, touches 71 level against US dollar

The rupee depreciated by 54 paise and hit the 71 per dollar mark in early trade today, amid the strengthening of American currency and a weak opening in the domestic equity market.

The falling rupee: Sheds 9 paise against US dollar

19 Nov 2018

The falling rupee: Sheds 9 paise against US dollar

The rupee depreciated by 9p to 72.02 against the USD in early-trade today at the interbank foreign exchange.

Gold falls by Rs. 235 on muted demand; silver steady

16 Nov 2018

Gold falls by Rs. 235 on muted demand; silver steady

Gold fell by Rs. 235 to Rs. 32,015 per 10g at the bullion market today on muted demand from local jewelers amid appreciating rupee.

Sensex rises 115.89 points on fresh fund inflow, strong rupee

15 Nov 2018

Sensex rises 115.89 points on fresh fund inflow, strong rupee

The 30-share BSE benchmark Sensex rose 115.89 points, or 0.33%, to 35,257.88 and the NSE Nifty regained 10,600-mark today backed by gains in auto, pharma, energy, and financial stocks, amid fresh foreign fund inflows and easing global crude prices.

Petrol price cut by 30p/liter today; diesel cheaper by 20p/liter

29 Oct 2018

Petrol price cut by 30p/liter today; diesel cheaper by 20p/liter

The downward slide in petrol and diesel prices continued today after rates were cut by 20-30p/liter on softening international oil prices.

Gold hits over 6yr-high of Rs. 32,625/10g on festive demand

25 Oct 2018

Gold hits over 6yr-high of Rs. 32,625/10g on festive demand

Gold prices rose by another Rs. 125 to trade at over six-year high of Rs. 32,625 per 10 grams today, buoyed by a pick-up in festive and wedding season demand by local jewelers amid firm global trends and weakening rupee.

Orderly depreciation of rupee would increase competitiveness: World Bank official

11 Oct 2018

Orderly depreciation of rupee would increase competitiveness: World Bank official

An orderly depreciation of the rupee would increase competitiveness and relieve some pressures in the capital market, said Martin Rama, the Chief Economist for the South Asia region of the World Bank.

Rupee hits all-time low of 74.27 against US dollar

09 Oct 2018

Rupee hits all-time low of 74.27 against US dollar

The rupee hit a new record low of 74.27 against the USD in afternoon trade today after Brent crude breached the $84 a barrel-mark again and the American currency strengthened overseas.

Rupee slumps by 30p; closes at record low of 74.06

08 Oct 2018

Rupee slumps by 30p; closes at record low of 74.06

The rupee slumped by 30 paise to finish at a fresh lifetime low of 74.06 against the US dollar today amid strengthening of the greenback and steady capital outflows.

Rupee hits lifetime low of 74.13, plunges 55p against USD

05 Oct 2018

Rupee hits lifetime low of 74.13, plunges 55p against USD

The Indian rupee today crashed below the 74-level against USD for the first time ever after the RBI kept its key policy rate unchanged.

Sensex plummets over 800-points on sinking rupee, weak global cues

04 Oct 2018

Sensex plummets over 800-points on sinking rupee, weak global cues

The BSE benchmark Sensex plummeted over 800-points in the afternoon session today as rupee sank to another low amid boiling crude prices, weak global cues.

Rupee slips to 73.77. It's not breaking, it's broken: RaGa

04 Oct 2018

Rupee slips to 73.77. It's not breaking, it's broken: RaGa

As the rupee hit a record low of 73.77 against the US dollar, Congress President Rahul Gandhi today said the Indian currency isn't breaking but is "broken".

Rupee drops 43p, hits new low of 73.77 against USD

04 Oct 2018

Rupee drops 43p, hits new low of 73.77 against USD

The rupee collapsed to a fresh low of 73.77 against the USD today, as global oil prices continued to rise.

Rupee hits new low of 73.34, plunges 43-paise against USD

03 Oct 2018

Rupee hits new low of 73.34, plunges 43-paise against USD

The Indian rupee today crashed below the 73-mark against the dollar for the first time ever on strong demand for the American currency from importers amid rising global oil prices and unabated capital outflows.

RBI unlikely to hike repo rate in October: Study

21 Sep 2018

RBI unlikely to hike repo rate in October: Study

Weakness in the rupee does not offer a sufficient alibi for a rate hike and the Reserve Bank may go for a status quo at the policy review next month, a Japanese brokerage said today.

'Real' depreciation of Indian rupee is at 6-7%, estimates IMF

18 Sep 2018

'Real' depreciation of Indian rupee is at 6-7%, estimates IMF

The real effective depreciation of the Indian rupee this year as compared to Dec'17 is between 6-7%, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which warned that it would jack up the prices of imported goods.

Rupee breaches 72-mark again, down by 81 paise against USD

17 Sep 2018

Rupee breaches 72-mark again, down by 81 paise against USD

The rupee depreciated 81p to 72.65 against the USD in early trade today at the forex market, despite the government's steps to stem a steep fall in the currency.

Fuel prices hiked; petrol costlier by 28p, diesel up 22p

14 Sep 2018

Fuel prices hiked; petrol costlier by 28p, diesel up 22p

Petrol and diesel prices today scaled new highs as rates were increased on account of rupee depreciation and rise in international oil rates.

Rupee sinks to record low of 72.91 against USD

12 Sep 2018

Rupee sinks to record low of 72.91 against USD

The rupee today collapsed to a lifetime low of 72.91 against the USD at the interbank foreign exchange market.

Rupee sinks to new low of 72.18 against USD

10 Sep 2018

Rupee sinks to new low of 72.18 against USD

The rupee today slumped to a fresh record low of 72.18 by falling 45 paise against the US dollar on strong demand for the US currency from importers.

Petrol, diesel prices hiked again. Here are revised fuel rates

09 Sep 2018

Petrol, diesel prices hiked again. Here are revised fuel rates

Petrol and diesel prices set new records today as they continued their upward march on fall in rupee and surge in global crude oil rates.

Rupee plunges to a new low of 72.12 against USD

06 Sep 2018

Rupee plunges to a new low of 72.12 against USD

The Indian rupee crashed below the 72-level against the US dollar for the first time ever on persistent global headwinds and concerns on the macroeconomic front.

Rupee sinks to lifetime low of 71.10 against USD

03 Sep 2018

Rupee sinks to lifetime low of 71.10 against USD

The Indian Rupee nosedived to a new lifetime low of 71.10, shedding 10 paise against the USD in late afternoon trade today, tracking weakening trend in emerging market currencies.

Rupee's dramatic fall hits petrol, diesel prices hard

03 Sep 2018

Rupee's dramatic fall hits petrol, diesel prices hard

Petrol and diesel prices in the country touched their highest levels today mainly due to dramatic fall in the Rupee and a sharp rise in crude oil rates.

Rupee hits all-time low, breaches 71-mark for the first time

31 Aug 2018

Rupee hits all-time low, breaches 71-mark for the first time

The rupee slumped to a fresh record low of 71 against the US dollar for the first time ever, amid persistent demand for the US currency and rising crude prices.

Rupee hits fresh record-low of 70.82; drops 23p against USD

30 Aug 2018

Rupee hits fresh record-low of 70.82; drops 23p against USD

Continuing its free-fall, the Rupee today weakened by another 23p against the US Dollar to trade at a lifetime-low of 70.82 on strong month-end demand for the USD amid sustained foreign fund outflows.

Rupee sinks to new low of 70.52 against US Dollar

29 Aug 2018

Rupee sinks to new low of 70.52 against US Dollar

The Rupee today collapsed to a lifetime low of 70.52 by plunging 42 paise against the US Dollar on strong month-end demand for the American currency amid foreign fund outflows.

Falling Rupee, not a cause of worry: Niti Aayog VC

16 Aug 2018

Falling Rupee, not a cause of worry: Niti Aayog VC

Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar today said the falling rupee is not a cause of worry as it is getting back to its natural value.

Rupee continues to fall, hits new-low of 70.32 against USD

16 Aug 2018

Rupee continues to fall, hits new-low of 70.32 against USD

The Rupee today slumped 43 paise against the US Dollar to trade at a lifetime low of 70.32 on strong demand for the US currency.

Rupee fall due to external factors, nothing to worry: Govt

14 Aug 2018

Rupee fall due to external factors, nothing to worry: Govt

The government today blamed external factors for the rupee's fall to an all-time low against the US Dollar and said there is nothing to worry at this stage.

Is China printing Indian currency? China hasn't denied it yet

14 Aug 2018

Is China printing Indian currency? China hasn't denied it yet

China has yet to deny a report by the South China Morning Post (SCMP) which claimed that China Banknote Printing and Minting Corporation (CBPMC) was printing currency notes for India and several other countries.

Rupee tumbles to lifetime low of 70.09 against US Dollar

14 Aug 2018

Rupee tumbles to lifetime low of 70.09 against US Dollar

Reversing all its early gains, the Rupee today collapsed to a lifetime low of 70.09 against the US Dollar, falling 16 paise amid fears that the Turkish currency crisis, which sent shockwaves through markets, could lead to a global financial meltdown.