Asian currencies

Yuan hits 6-1/2-month high; other currencies rise in tight range

Asian currencies rose on Wednesday as strong manufacturing data from China coupled with a risk-happy market environment spurred interest in emerging currencies, with the Chinese yuan jumping to its highest in six-and-a-half months.

May 31, 2017, 12:47 PM IST

Indian rupee to face higher volatility in 2014: HSBC

This year is likely to be "no easier" than 2013 for most Asian currencies including the Indian rupee and they will be exposed to periods of higher volatility, an HSBC report said Wednesday.

Jan 08, 2014, 15:42 PM IST

Rupee on course to be one of Asia laggards in 2013

Although the rupee is well above its all-time trough of 68.85 hit on August 28, the currency is still down 11.2 percent in 2013, making it Asia`s worst performer after the Indonesian rupiah and the Japanese yen.

Dec 30, 2013, 22:54 PM IST

Rupee falls 36 paise to 62.93 Vs dollar on fresh taper worries

The rupee fell for the second day against the dollar Thursday in tandem with local equities, losing 36 paise to 62.93.

Nov 21, 2013, 18:41 PM IST

Indian rupee leads Asia forex gains against dollar

The rupee led gains among emerging Asian currencies on Monday as investors cut bearish bets on regional units, with the dollar softer amid uncertainty over how long the US Federal Reserve will keep up its policy stimulus.

Nov 18, 2013, 15:11 PM IST

Fed tapering a bigger risk to Asia markets than assumed

Judging by the strength of the relief rally seen after the US Federal Reserve did nothing last week, some Asian emerging markets could be far more vulnerable than earlier thought when the Fed finally does decide to slow its dollar printing presses.

Sep 24, 2013, 13:50 PM IST

Asia stocks get lull in selling, sentiment skittish

Japanese and Korean shares both started marginally firmer after steep falls on Tuesday, while Asian currencies were steadier as the recent exodus of Western funds abated.

Aug 21, 2013, 08:38 AM IST

Rupee worst among Asian currencies in Q1; plunges 8.6%

The rupee lost 8.6 percent in the quarter as foreign investors sold a whopping USD 7 billion in June alone in debt and equities, recording the worst fall in a decade among the Asian currencies, as per an analysis of the currency.

Jun 30, 2013, 18:01 PM IST

Rupee jumps 58 paise against the dollar

The rupee Tuesday gained a hefty 58 paise against the US currency to end its five-session falling string on fresh dollar selling by exporters and banks.

Mar 27, 2012, 10:17 AM IST

Rupee rises for 3rd session; up 18 paise vs dollar

The rupee rose for the third straight session Monday appreciating further by 18 paise to close at the one-week high of 48.97/98 against the US currency on strong equities and sustained dollar selling by exporter.

Oct 10, 2011, 09:56 AM IST

Rupee falls to 6-month low against dollar

The Indian rupee fell to a six-month low of Rs 45.70 per US dollar in early trade Thursday on persistent demand for the American currency from banks and importers amid strengthening of the dollar in global markets and weak domestic equities.

Aug 18, 2011, 10:13 AM IST