Sensex opens in green, Indian rupee appreciates against US dollar

The S&P Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index (Sensex) opened in the green on Wednesday at 40,921.71 points. After registering a massive fall of  987 points on February 1, 2020, when Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented Union Budget 2020-21, the Sensex has been rising since Monday.

Feb 05, 2020, 10:33 AM IST

Sensex opens 170 points higher, Airtel top gainer

Telecom scrips continued its strong performance despite the two biggest telecom companies -- Bharti Airtel and Vodafone -- announcing tariff hikes.

Nov 19, 2019, 10:55 AM IST

Sensex plunges 770 points on weak Q1 GDP numbers, Nifty ends on 10,798

The BSE Sensex plunged 770 points to settle at 36,563 while NSE Nifty ended at 10,798, down 2.25 points or 2.04 percent. Sensex had opened at 37,181.76, as against its Friday close of 37,332.79.

Sep 03, 2019, 16:33 PM IST

Rupee closes 1.08 paise lower to 70.65 against US dollar

This was the Indian currency's single biggest session fall against the greenback in nearly six years, the level last seen in September 2013.

Aug 05, 2019, 17:34 PM IST

Rupee suffers worst one-day fall of the year

Weak domestic equity market and unabated foreign fund outflows also weighed on the Indian currency.

Aug 05, 2019, 14:51 PM IST

Currency in circulation rises 22% in May over pre-demonetisation level

As per a written reply given by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday, the notes in circulation as on November 4, 2016 were Rs 17,74,187 crore, which have now increased to Rs 21,71,385 crore as on May 31, 2019.

Jun 26, 2019, 10:47 AM IST

Rupee rises 26 paise to 69.00 vs dollar in early trade

Forex dealers said, selling of the American currency by exporters, fresh foreign fund inflows and easing crude oil prices supported the rupee.

Jun 04, 2019, 10:14 AM IST

Rupee rises 31 paise to 69.39 vs dollar in early trade

Forex dealers said, the local currency gained strength ahead of the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy meet. The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), which decides on key interest rates, will hold a meeting on June 3, 4 and 6.

Jun 03, 2019, 10:37 AM IST

Rupee slips 22 paise to 69.73 vs dollar in early trade

Forex traders said the strengthening of the greenback vis-a-vis other currencies overseas and weak opening in domestic equities added pressure to the local unit.

May 28, 2019, 10:12 AM IST

Rupee opens marginally higher in early trade

Forex dealers said, foreign fund outflows, rising crude prices and US-China trade related concerns weighed on the domestic currency.

May 14, 2019, 10:08 AM IST

Rupee skids 18 paise to 69.89 vs dollar in early trade

Forex traders said, the US-China trade concerns also weighed on the domestic currency.

May 09, 2019, 09:56 AM IST

Rupee slips 21 paise to 69.64 vs dollar in early trade

Forex traders said, besides the US-China trade concerns, foreign fund outflows, heavy selling in domestic equities and rising crude oil prices also kept pressure on the Indian rupee.

May 08, 2019, 10:01 AM IST

Indian rupee at over seven-month highs; further gains likely

The partially convertible rupee was trading at 68.65/66 per dollar after touching 68.62, its strongest level since August 9.

Mar 18, 2019, 11:55 AM IST

Rupee appreciates 15 paise to 69.99 against US dollar

In its previous session Friday, the rupee edged 14 paise lower to close at 70.14. On a weekly basis, however, the domestic currency logged 78 paise gains.

Mar 11, 2019, 09:48 AM IST

Rupee snaps 3-day winning streak, drops 14 paise to 70.14 against USD

On a weekly basis, however, the domestic currency logged 78 paise gains.

Mar 08, 2019, 18:09 PM IST

Rupee rises 19 paise to 70.98 vs dollar in opening trade

The rupee Friday weakened by 10 paise to close at 71.17 against the US dollar.

Jan 28, 2019, 10:17 AM IST

Rupee settles 16 paise down at 71.19 vs USD; registers 2nd weekly loss

During the week the domestic unit registered a loss of 27 paise.

Jan 18, 2019, 18:00 PM IST

Rupee logs 1st gain in five sessions, rises 21 paise against dollar

The rupee Wednesday plunged by 19 paise to close at 71.24 against the US dollar.

Jan 17, 2019, 18:15 PM IST

Rupee breaches 71 per dollar on ''chunky outflows''

The rupee is at its lowest since December 18, 2018.

Jan 15, 2019, 10:26 AM IST

Rupee may take another bruising this year but no new record low: Poll

Fewer than 20 percent of contributors in the latest poll expected the rupee to breach that all-time low in the next 12 months, compared to nearly 50 percent in a November survey and about one-third in December.

Jan 09, 2019, 08:54 AM IST