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Why Indian Rupee is Falling Against the US Dollar - Explained!

Business | News18 | July 2, 2018, 4:34 pm
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 Here are some reasons that depict the fall of Rupee against the Dollar.

Here are some reasons that depict the fall of Rupee against the Dollar.

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 The Indian currency on Thursday (June 8) had breached the 69-mark but covered lost ground to finally close at an all-time low of 68.79 with a fall of 18 paise against the US dollar due to multiple headwinds like weak global cues and concerns related to inflation and fiscal slippage.

The Indian currency on Thursday (June 8) had breached the 69-mark but covered lost ground to finally close at an all-time low of 68.79 with a fall of 18 paise against the US dollar due to multiple headwinds like weak global cues and concerns related to inflation and fiscal slippage.

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 Crossing 69 to a dollar Mark.

Crossing 69 to a dollar Mark.

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 After a brief lull, crude oil prices have started climbing rapidly to about 75$ a barrel.

After a brief lull, crude oil prices have started climbing rapidly to about 75$ a barrel.

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 The US is building pressure on its allies to stop buying oil from Iran by November 2017.

The US is building pressure on its allies to stop buying oil from Iran by November 2017.

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 The Spike in oil prices has pulled down the rupee, by pushing up dollar demand.

The Spike in oil prices has pulled down the rupee, by pushing up dollar demand.

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 Global Trade war fears triggered by the US and China's retaliatory import tariffs have also weakened the Rupee.

Global Trade war fears triggered by the US and China's retaliatory import tariffs have also weakened the Rupee.

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 The Chinese yuan has fallen sharply in the last few sessions.

The Chinese yuan has fallen sharply in the last few sessions.

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 This has triggered a dollar flight from many emerging economies.

This has triggered a dollar flight from many emerging economies.

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 The Spurt in dollar outflow has pulled down most Asian currencies, including the rupee.

The Spurt in dollar outflow has pulled down most Asian currencies, including the rupee.

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 A weak rupee makes overseas travel costlier...

A weak rupee makes overseas travel costlier...

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 Imported goods like computers, mobile phones and crude oil may get costlier.

Imported goods like computers, mobile phones and crude oil may get costlier.

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 This may prompt oil companies to hike petrol and diesel prices too.

This may prompt oil companies to hike petrol and diesel prices too.

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 Costlier transport fuel will knock up prices of most goods and stoke inflation.

Costlier transport fuel will knock up prices of most goods and stoke inflation.

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 Elevated inflation may prompt RBI to raise lending rates.

Elevated inflation may prompt RBI to raise lending rates.

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 It may also keep interest rates high to maintain India's attractiveness as a debt market and woo dollars.

It may also keep interest rates high to maintain India's attractiveness as a debt market and woo dollars.

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 High-interest rates may push up home loan EMIs.

High-interest rates may push up home loan EMIs.