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INFOGRAPHIC: How the rupee fared against world currencies

Last updated on: June 20, 2013 20:45 IST

INFOGRAPHIC: How the rupee fared against world currencies

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The rupee on Thursday plunged by a whopping 130 paise to hit life-time low of 60 against the US dollar in early trade on the Interbank Foreign Exchange on strong demand for the American currency from banks and importers.

Besides, dollar's strength against major currencies overseas on comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke that the central bank may scale back its monetary stimulus programme later this year weighed on the domestic unit, dealers said.