Several emerging market currencies experiencing downside pressures. Reuters
The Indian rupee has breached the 74 per dollar mark and experts feel that with continued global economic concerns and possibilities of further plunge in financial and oil markets, it may continue to witness volatility in the coming days.
The Indian rupee touched a record low against the dollar on Thursday, trading at over Rs 75 per dollar against its previous close of Rs74.26 a dollar. The rupee on Thursday breached the 75-mark against the US dollar
The Indian rupee dropped to an all-time low versus the dollar on Monday on bets the Federal Reserve will keep a restrictive stance for longer, prompting the Reserve Bank of India to step in.
With effect from October 8, the deposit or exchange of Rs2,000 notes at bank branches will be stopped. However, Rs2,000 notes will continue to be legal tender even after October 7, but can be exchanged only at RBI offices, the central bank said.
China’s factory activity expanded for the first time in six months in September, an official survey showed on Saturday,
Pakistan’s largest coal miner Sindh Engro Coal Mining Co (SECMC) expects to boost its output by 51.3% in 2024, its Chief Executive told Reuters,