Slight changes were seen in value of the rupee versus the dollar in the process of trading on Thursday, dealers said. The rupee gained 10-paisa in relation to the dollar for buying and selling at Rs 101.60 and Rs 101.64 respectively, they said.
INTERBANK MARKET RATES: OPEN MARKET RATES: The rupee, however, shed 10-paisa against the dollar for buying and selling at Rs 102.10 and Rs 102.30 respectively. It also fell by 20-paisa against the euro for buying and selling at Rs 128.30 and Rs 128.55, they said.
In the fourth Asian trade, the yen slid, striking seven-year lows against the dollar and a six-year trough versus the euro as speculators poured into carry trades funded by a tide of super-cheap liquidity from the Bank of Japan. The dollar was trading against the Indian rupee at Rs 62.16, the US currency was available at 3.3640 versus the Malaysian ringgit and the greenback was at 6.1246 in relation to the dollar. Interbank buy-sell rates for the taka against the dollar on Thursday” 77.57-77.60 (previous 77.55-77.57). Call Money Rates: 06.50-08.50 percent (Previous 06.50-08.50 percent.
Open Bid Rs.102.10
Open Offer Rs.102.30
Interbank Closing Rates: Interbank Closing Rates For Dollar on Thursday.
Bid Rate Rs.101.60
Offer Rate Rs.101.64
RUPEE IN LAHORE: The Pak rupee-dollar parity stayed unchanged amid sluggish trading trend on the local currency market on Thursday.
According to the currency dealers, the dollar resumed trading at its overnight closing of Rs 102.10 and Rs 102.35 as its buying and selling rate, respectively. The dollar did not observe any change in its rate during the day’s trading, as opening rates continued to prevail till close of trading, the dealers said.
However, rupee showed strength and was appreciated against the pound sterling. The pound’s buying and selling rates were slide down from Wednesday closing of Rs 159.55 and Rs 159.80 to Rs 159.45 and Rs 159.70, respectively, they added.
RUPEE IN ISLAMABAD AND RAWALPINDI: The rupee remained firm against the dollar on the open currency markets of Islamabad and Rawalpindi on Thursday.
The dollar opened at Rs 103 (buying) and Rs 103.10 (selling) against same overnight rate. It did not observe further change in the second session and closed at Rs 103 (buying) and Rs 103.10 (selling).
Pound Sterling opened at Rs 164 (buying) and Rs 164.10 (selling) against same overnight value. It did not observe further change in the evening session and closed at Rs 164 (buying) and Rs 164.10 (selling).