'Finance Ministry, RBI keeping close watch on rupee; CAD under control'

The government proposes to bring down the fiscal deficit in current fiscal to 3.9 percent of GDP.

Watch: Expert outlook on Rupee
Watch: Expert outlook on Rupee

Expert outlook on Rupee

U.S. economic growth hampered by dollar, energy prices: Federal Reserve System

The U.S. economy continued to show mixed signals from late November to early January, with improvements in the labour market and consumer spending offset by the drag of a strong dollar and low energy prices, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday.

Gold down, but stocks turmoil keeps it close to 9-week highs

Gold retreated on Monday as the dollar rose versus the euro, but the metal held around a nine-week high as pressure on stock markets continued to support investors` flight to safety.

Euro jumps vs dollar on Wall Street selloff

Euro jumped against the dollar on Thursday.

Asia subdued as crude oil flounders, global woes support dollar and yen

dollar and yen drew support from anxiety over global growth and geopolitical risk stemming from Iran-Saudi tensions.

Forex reserves down by $1.4 bn at $351.11 bn

In the previous week, reserves had increased by USD 407.9 million to USD 352.51 billion.

Rupee falls against dollar for third straight week
Rupee falls against dollar for third straight week

The rupee resumed lower at 64.92 per dollar as against the last weekend's level of 64.83 per dollar.

Rupee turns weaker, down 7 paise at 65.12 vs dollar
Rupee turns weaker, down 7 paise at 65.12 vs dollar

Falling for the second straight day, the rupee depreciated further by 7 paise to 65.12 against the dollar in early trade on Wednesday on increased demand for the US currency from importers.

Rupee strengthens 9 paise at 65.49 against US dollar
Rupee strengthens 9 paise at 65.49 against US dollar

The rupee appreciated by 9 paise to 65.49 against the dollar in early trade on Thursday on sustained selling of the American currency by exporters and banks amid increased foreign fund inflows.

Asian shares tread water as Fed meeting looms
Asian shares tread water as Fed meeting looms

MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.1 percent, after Wall Street logged losses, with U.S. trading volume at its lowest in a month as markets awaited the Fed outcome.

Asian shares edge up, brush off soft China data
Asian shares edge up, brush off soft China data

US stock futures rose 0.4 percent from late US levels in early Asian trade while Japan`s Nikkei rose 0.4 percent. MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.3 percent.

Macro data points, global leads to dictate market trend
Macro data points, global leads to dictate market trend

Besides, the progress of monsoon, movement of the rupee against the dollar, will also be key factors determining the trend on the bourses in the truncated trading week.

US dollar traded mixed
US dollar traded mixed

The PPI report indicated relatively low inflation level, therefore lowering market expectation for an interest-rate hike as early as this month.

Asian stocks catch a lift from Wall Street, Europe
Asian stocks catch a lift from Wall Street, Europe

MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 1.2 percent in early trade, after major Wall Street indexes all logged gains of more than 2 percent.

Asian stocks hold gains after China data in volatile trade
Asian stocks hold gains after China data in volatile trade

The weak data raised expectations of more policy easing in the coming months. A Reuters poll at end-August showed a 80 percent of respondents expected a further cut in the reserve requirement ratio and 70 percent saw a chance of interest rate cuts. 

Asian stocks sag as China stocks wobble after trading resumes

The index had already dropped earlier in the session following Friday`s Wall Street slide, triggered after the August U.S. jobs report failed to give a clear view on the Federal Reserve`s interest rate hike.

Asian shares stage patchy recovery but volatility remains high

Japan`s Nikkei rose for the first time in four days, gaining 1.4 percent, while South Korea`s Kospi edge up 0.4 percent, although MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan erased early gains.

Asian shares slip as downbeat China PMIs revive growth fears

China`s official Purchasing Managers` Index (PMI) fell to 49.7 in August from the previous month`s reading of 50.0, the weakest showing in three years.

Asian stocks set for worst monthly drop in three years on global rout

Global markets are bracing for Chinese data on Tuesday which is expected to show the world`s second-largest economy is continuing to lose momentum.