LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
Powered by cricketnext logo
»
1-min read

Rupee Breaches 72 to the Dollar to Hit New Low, no RBI Intervention Seen

The rupee fell to a record low of 72.11 to the dollar at one point, with strong bids for dollars coming after 70 was hit, traders said.

Reuters

Updated:September 6, 2018, 1:13 PM IST
facebookTwittergoogleskypewhatsapp
Rupee Breaches 72 to the Dollar to Hit New Low, no RBI Intervention Seen
Image for representation (Photo: Reuters)
Loading...
Mumbai: The rupee breached the crucial 72 to the dollar mark on Thursday, extending losses as a rout in emerging markets kept investors on edge.

The rupee fell to a record low of 72.11 to the dollar at one point, with strong bids for dollars coming after 70 was hit, traders said.

The Reserve Bank of India was not spotted intervening after the rupee pierced the 72 level, two dealers said. It had been suspected of selling dollars earlier in the day.

"There is a panic now, especially among those who are unhedged," said a forex official at a state-run bank.

The rupee has fallen nearly 2 percent this month and more than 12 percent this year.
Read full article
Loading...
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwittergoogleskypewhatsapp
Most Active
Company Price Change %Gain
Sun Pharma 390.75 -8.39
Reliance 1,184.35 4.40
Jet Airways 281.20 -1.44
Yes Bank 198.60 -1.44
HUL 1,744.10 -0.42
Company Price Change %Gain
Sun Pharma 390.75 -8.52
Reliance 1,182.95 4.34
ICICI Bank 371.90 -0.39
Jet Airways 281.35 -1.21
Yes Bank 198.25 -1.59
Top Gainers
Company Price Change %Gain
Reliance 1,184.35 4.40
Wipro 346.15 3.21
Kotak Mahindra 1,240.20 1.66
Hindalco 208.80 1.36
Adani Ports 399.30 1.22
Company Price Change %Gain
Reliance 1,182.95 4.34
Kotak Mahindra 1,237.35 1.41
HCL Tech 964.50 1.02
Asian Paints 1,398.90 0.68
ONGC 146.25 0.79
Top Losers
Company Price Change %Gain
Sun Pharma 390.75 -8.39
Bharti Airtel 311.15 -6.29
GAIL 322.15 -3.08
Larsen 1,317.90 -2.09
HPCL 239.50 -1.92
Company Price Change %Gain
Sun Pharma 390.75 -8.52
Bharti Airtel 310.95 -6.42
Larsen 1,318.25 -2.07
Axis Bank 664.30 -1.77
Yes Bank 198.25 -1.59

Live TV

Loading...
Countdown To Elections Results
  • 01 d
  • 12 h
  • 38 m
  • 09 s
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results