Rupee nears 69/dollar; gold soars to all-time high of Rs 35,074

The rupee Wednesday collapsed to a lifetime low of 68.85 against the dollar and closed at 68.80, registering its biggest single-day loss of 256 paise, as global oil prices jumped, deepening concerns about the current account deficit and capital outflows.

Aug 28, 2013, 21:32 PM IST