The rupee drifted lower against the dollar on the money market on Tuesday, dealers said. The rupee was down by 11-paisa versus the dollar for buying at Rs 100.94 and it also shed 13-paisa for selling at Rs 100.98, they said.
INTERBANK MARKET RATES: OPEN MARKET RATES: The rupee was unchanged in relation to the dollar for buying and selling at Rs 100.80 and Rs 101.00, they said.
The rupee, however, gained 25-paisa in terms of the euro for buying and selling at Rs 119.75 and Rs 120.00, respectively, they said. In the second Asian trade, the dollar slipped against the safe-haven yen on Tuesday as investor risk aversion mounted on the back of a sharp drop in equities. The battered euro caught some relief as the dollar stumbled against the yen, helping the common currency pull back a bit from a nine-year trough. The dollar was trading against the Indian rupee at Rs 63.36, the greenback was at 3.5520 in terms of the Malaysian ringgit and the US currency was available at 6.2140 versus the Chinese Yuan.
Open Bid Rs 100.80
Open Offer Rs.101.00
Interbank Closing Rates: Interbank Closing Rates For Dollar on Tuesday.
Bid Rate Rs.100.94
Offer Rate Rs.100.98
RUPEE IN LAHORE: The national currency showed stability and stayed unchanged against the major currencies including US dollar and British pound on the local currency market on Tuesday.
According to the currency dealers, the dollar resumed trading at its overnight closing of Rs 100.75 and Rs 101.00 on buying and selling rates, respectively. The dollar did not observe any change in its value and was closed at the opening level, the dealers said.
Similarly, the Pak rupee remained unchanged against the pound sterling amid low trading activity. The pound was traded at Monday closing of Rs 156.00 and Rs 156.25 on buying and selling counter, respectively, they added.
RUPEE IN ISLAMABAD AND RAWALPINDI: The rupee-dollar parity remained unchanged on the open currency markets of Islamabad and Rawalpindi here on Tuesday.
The dollar opened at Rs 101.30 (buying) and Rs 101.40 (selling) against same overnight rate. It did not observe further change in the second session and closed at Rs 101.30 (buying) and Rs 101.40 (selling).
Pound Sterling opened at Rs 158 (buying) and Rs 159 (selling) against same overnight value. It did not observe further change in the evening session and closed at Rs 158 (buying) and Rs 159 (selling).