WEB DESK: The rupee managed to hold overnight levels in terms of the dollar in the process of trading, dealers said. The rupee was unchanged in relation to the dollar for buying and selling at Rs 104.42 and Rs 104.44 respectively, they said.
INTER-BANK MARKET RATES: OPEN MARKET RATES: The rupee depicted no change versus the dollar for buying and selling at Rs 104.40 and Rs 104.60 respectively, while it lost 40-paisa versus the euro for buying and selling at Rs 118.40 and Rs 119.40 respectively, they added.
In the second Asian trade, the yen benefited from a flight to safety as regional equities fell, while the dollar languished near three-week lows against a basket of currencies as expectations faded that the US Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year.
Mixed Chinese trade figures released on Tuesday provided little relief. Exports fell less than expected, while imports sank more than predicted. The dollar was available against the Indian rupee at Rs 65.01, the greenback was at 4.1805 in terms of the Malaysian ringgit and the US currency was available at 6.3353 versus the Chinese yuan. Inter bank buy/sell rates for the taka against the dollar on Tuesday: 77.80-77.80 (previous 77.80-77.80). Call Money Rates: 05.30-06.50 percent (Previous 05.30-06.50 percent).
Open Bid Rs.104.40
Open Offer Rs.104.60
Interbank Closing Rates: Interbank Closing Rates For Dollar on Tuesday.
Bid Rate Rs.104.42
Offer Rate Rs.104.44
RUPEE IN LAHORE: The dollar-rupee parity remained unchanged at the open currency markets of Lahore on Tuesday.
Currency dealers said the dollar resumed trading on higher note at Rs. 104.60 and Rs. 104.90 on the buying and selling counters, respectively, as against Rs. 104.50 and Rs.104.80 on Monday. During Tuesday’s trading, the dollar lost its worth closing at Rs. 104.50 and Rs.104.80 on the buying and selling counters, respectively.
Likewise, the British pound-local currency parity remained unchanged. The pound was purchased and sold at Rs. 158.80 and Rs. 160.00 as against same overnight rates, the dealers 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 104 (buying) and Rs 104.25 (selling) against same last rate. It did not observe further change in the second session and closed at Rs 104 (buying) and Rs 104.25 (selling). Pound Sterling opened at Rs 158 (buying) and Rs 158.50 (selling) against same overnight value. It did not observe further change in the evening session and closed at Rs 158 (buying) and Rs 158.50 (selling).