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RBI mulls letting firms raise rupee debt offshore

RBI mulls letting firms raise rupee debt offshore

Rediff.com7 Apr 2015

Offshore rupee debt was likely to attract good demand

Rupee falls on year-end FII sell-off

Rupee falls on year-end FII sell-off

Rediff.com26 Dec 2014

The rupee had weakened by 23 paise to end at 63.51 against the American currency on Wednesday on month-end dollar demand from oil companies and persisting selling by foreign funds in stocks.

Rupee hurt by month-end dollar demand

Rupee hurt by month-end dollar demand

Rediff.com23 Dec 2014

The rupee had gained five paise to close at 63.25 against the dollar in on Monday's trade on fresh selling of the US currency by exporters amid bullish stocks.

Rupee sees biggest one-day fall in over 4 months, may fall more

Rupee sees biggest one-day fall in over 4 months, may fall more

Rediff.com15 Dec 2014

The rupee has posted its biggest single-day fall in more than four months to end at 62.95 against the dollar.

Rupee ends at 61.89 against the dollar

Rupee ends at 61.89 against the dollar

Rediff.com9 Dec 2014

Rupee ends at 61.89 against the dollar, falls for second straight day.

Rupee falls, tracking broad dollar rally

Rupee falls, tracking broad dollar rally

Rediff.com8 Dec 2014

The rupee had rebounded 15 paise to close at two-week high of 61.77 against the dollar at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on Friday.

Rupee see-saws; state banks' dollar buying, weak shares hurt

Rupee see-saws; state banks' dollar buying, weak shares hurt

Rediff.com13 Nov 2014

The rupee had edged higher by four paise to end at 61.51 against the American currency in yesterday's trade on fresh selling of dollars by banks and exporters.

Rupee ends 5 paise down against the dollar

Rupee ends 5 paise down against the dollar

Rediff.com12 Nov 2014

The dollar's weakness against other currencies overseas and a higher opening in the domestic equity market supported the rupee, forex dealers said.

Rupee closes weaker against the dollar at 61.56

Rupee closes weaker against the dollar at 61.56

Rediff.com11 Nov 2014

The rupee had hit an intra-day low of 61.6750 on Friday, its lowest level since Oct. 17.

Rupee gains in line with Asia peers after US jobs data

Rupee gains in line with Asia peers after US jobs data

Rediff.com10 Nov 2014

Traders are looking ahead at the consumer prices data due on Wednesday, amid rising expectation the Reserve Bank of India could opt for earlier-than-expected cuts in interest rates should inflation continue to ease.

Rupee ends flat; outlook positive

Rupee ends flat; outlook positive

Rediff.com22 Oct 2014

The partially convertible rupee closed at 61.31/32 per dollar, unchanged from its Tuesday close.

Rupee edges higher tracking share gains; broad dollar gains hurt

Rupee edges higher tracking share gains; broad dollar gains hurt

Rediff.com21 Oct 2014

In the offshore non-deliverable forwards, the one-month contract was at 61.58, while the three-month contract was at 62.18.

Rupee gains for third session on debt-related dollar inflows

Rupee gains for third session on debt-related dollar inflows

Rediff.com8 Oct 2014

Forex dealers attributed the rupee's fall to increased demand for the US currency from importers and a lower opening in the domestic equity market.

Rupee hits over 1-week high on bunched-up dollar inflows

Rupee hits over 1-week high on bunched-up dollar inflows

Rediff.com7 Oct 2014

Forex dealers said besides increased selling of the American currency by exporters and banks, the dollar's weakness against other currencies overseas also supported the rupee, but a lower opening in the domestic equity market limited the rise.

Rupee snaps 4-day losing streak as S&P ups rating outlook

Rupee snaps 4-day losing streak as S&P ups rating outlook

Rediff.com26 Sep 2014

Standard and Poor's raised the outlook for India's "BBB-minus" rating back to "stable" from 'negative,' saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi government's 'strong' mandate would allow it to implement fiscal and economic reforms.

Rupee sees best single-day gain in a month

Rupee sees best single-day gain in a month

Rediff.com12 Sep 2014

The rupee had gained 2 paise to end at 60.93 against the greenback in Thursday's trade.

Rupee falls for 2nd day tracking weak shares

Rupee falls for 2nd day tracking weak shares

Rediff.com10 Sep 2014

Forex dealers said besides strengthening of dollar, increased demand for the American unit from importers and a weak opening in the domestic equity market put pressure on the rupee.

Rupee sees worst fall in over a month

Rupee sees worst fall in over a month

Rediff.com9 Sep 2014

The rupee appreciated by 10 paise to close at a nearly six-week high of 60.29 against the US dollar in the previous session tracking a solid rally in local shares and continued dollar selling by exporters and some banks.

Rupee hits over 5-week high; RBI steps in to check gains

Rupee hits over 5-week high; RBI steps in to check gains

Rediff.com8 Sep 2014

Forex dealers said besides increased selling of the American currency by exporters and banks, a higher opening in the domestic equity market and the dollar's weakness against other currencies overseas supported the rupee.

Rupee weakens ahead of US jobs data, shares fall

Rupee weakens ahead of US jobs data, shares fall

Rediff.com5 Sep 2014

Forex dealers said besides the dollar's gains against other currencies overseas, increased demand from importers for the American unit put pressure on the rupee but a higher opening in the domestic equity market capped losses.

Rupee gains 13 paise riding on Asian cues

Rupee gains 13 paise riding on Asian cues

Rediff.com4 Sep 2014

Forex dealers said increased selling of the American currency by exporters and banks supported the rupee but a lower opening of the domestic equity market and dollar's rise against other currencies overseas restricted the gains.

Why Moody's won't upgrade India's rating

Why Moody's won't upgrade India's rating

Rediff.com3 Sep 2014

India's fiscal deficit and inflation outlook could prevent any upgrades in the country's sovereign rating, even as the economy is headed for recovery

Rupee hits 5-week high; snaps 4-day fall

Rupee hits 5-week high; snaps 4-day fall

Rediff.com3 Sep 2014

The rupee had lost 15 paise to hit two-week closing low of 60.68 against the dollar in yesterday's trade on consistent demand for the US currency from importers and some banks on strong global cues.

Rupee sees biggest fall in 3 weeks on broad dollar gains

Rupee sees biggest fall in 3 weeks on broad dollar gains

Rediff.com2 Sep 2014

Forex dealers said besides dollar's gains against other currencies, increased demand for the American unit from importers put pressure on the rupee, but a higher opening in the domestic equity market limited the losses.

Rupee down 3 paise Vs USD at 60.53

Rupee down 3 paise Vs USD at 60.53

Rediff.com1 Sep 2014

The rupee had eased by five paise to close at 60.50 against the dollar in the previous session on Thursday.

Rupee weakens, but sentiment strong a year after record lows

Rupee weakens, but sentiment strong a year after record lows

Rediff.com28 Aug 2014

Besides, a higher opening in the domestic equity market and strengthening of the euro against the dollar overseas supported the local currency, forex dealers said.

Rupee snaps three-day gains on broad dollar rally

Rupee snaps three-day gains on broad dollar rally

Rediff.com21 Aug 2014

Sentiment remains broadly supported on strong foreign buying in Indian markets, especially in debt.

Rupee hits 3-week high on debt-related dollar inflows

Rupee hits 3-week high on debt-related dollar inflows

Rediff.com20 Aug 2014

The domestic currency had gained nine paise to close at nearly three-week high of 60.67 against the American unit in on Tuesday's trade on the back of sustained dollar selling by exporters and a surge in local stocks.

Rupee rises 9 paise to end at over 2-week high of 60.67

Rupee rises 9 paise to end at over 2-week high of 60.67

Rediff.com19 Aug 2014

Earlier, the rupee resumed slightly lower by 60.77 as against the last closing level of 60.76 at the Interbank Foreign Exchange Market but it immediately gained strength to quote 60.69 in early trade on bouts of dollar selling by exporters.

Rupee recovers from 5-month lows, falls for 2nd week

Rupee recovers from 5-month lows, falls for 2nd week

Rediff.com8 Aug 2014

Forex dealers said besides the dollar's gains against the euro overseas, increased demand from importers for the US currency and a lower opening in the domestic equity market also put pressure on the rupee.

Rupee rises 9 paise to end at 60.84

Rupee rises 9 paise to end at 60.84

Rediff.com5 Aug 2014

On Monday, the rupee recovered from four-month low by rising 25 paise in its biggest gain in three weeks to end at 60.93 against the Greenback as shares soared ahead of the RBI's bi-monthly policy meet and exporters offloaded dollars.

Rupee snaps two-day fall as exporters, corporates sell dollars

Rupee snaps two-day fall as exporters, corporates sell dollars

Rediff.com4 Aug 2014

The domestic currency had lost 63 paise to close at over four-month low of 61.18 against the dollar in Friday's trade on weakness in global stock markets and a strong US currency overseas.

Rupee edges up but snaps 2-week gaining streak

Rupee edges up but snaps 2-week gaining streak

Rediff.com25 Jul 2014

The rupee had retreated from nearly two-week high and ended three paise lower at 60.12 against the Greenback in yesterday's trade.

Rupee ends slightly weaker

Rupee ends slightly weaker

Rediff.com24 Jul 2014

Forex dealers said besides capital inflows, selling of the US currency supported the rupee but a lower opening in the domestic equity market and dollar's strength against other currencies overseas capped the gains.

Rupee rises 15 paise to end at over 1-week high

Rupee rises 15 paise to end at over 1-week high

Rediff.com23 Jul 2014

Traders expect the rupee to remain wedged between the 59.60 and 60.50 levels in the absence of any key triggers in the near-term.

Rupee ends marginally higher; importer demand limits gains

Rupee ends marginally higher; importer demand limits gains

Rediff.com22 Jul 2014

Traders also say oil-related dollar demand is capping broader gains in the rupee.

Rupee ends little changed; fund flows in focus

Rupee ends little changed; fund flows in focus

Rediff.com21 Jul 2014

The partially convertible rupee closed at 60.30/31 per dollar compared with 60.28/29 on Friday.

Rupee sees biggest fall in nearly a month; may drop further

Rupee sees biggest fall in nearly a month; may drop further

Rediff.com10 Jul 2014

The partially convertible rupee closed at 60.19/20 per dollar versus its close of 59.75/76 on Wednesday after earlier gaining to a one-week high of 59.57.

Rupee ends largely steady a day ahead of Budget

Rupee ends largely steady a day ahead of Budget

Rediff.com9 Jul 2014

Forex dealers said though increased demand for the US currency from importers put pressure on the rupee but a higher opening in the domestic equity market and the dollar's rise against other currencies overseas, capped the losses.

Rupee snaps 3-day fall on bunched-up dollar inflows

Rupee snaps 3-day fall on bunched-up dollar inflows

Rediff.com8 Jul 2014

It moved in a range of 59.80 and 59.99 per dollar during the morning deals.

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