Rupee hits one-month high

Tags: Rupee, News
The rupee is trading at 60.01/02 after hitting 59.95, its highest since April 9 but still stronger than its close of 60.135/145 on Wednesday, tracking gains in the domestic share market.

Dealers say good demand for dollars from oil firms seen around 60 levels.

Traders expect the rupee to hold in a 59.90 to 60.20 range during the session, and domestic shares would be watched for cues on foreign fund flows.

The BSE Sensex trading up 0.2 percent.

Asian shares drew a measure of comfort from dovish comments by the U.S. Federal Reserve chief and signs of easing tensions in Ukraine after Russian President Vladimir Putin called on pro-Moscow separatists to postpone a succession vote.

Traders, however, say losses in other Asian currencies and the dollar's gains versus the euro will limit a sharp fall in the USD/INR pair.

EDITORIAL OF THE DAY

  • Census shows urgent steps are needed to dispel rural despair

    The much delayed Socio-Economic and Caste Census, 2011, has finally seen the light of day, and going by its conclusions, it couldn’t have come a day

FC NEWSLETTER

Stay informed on our latest news!

INTERVIEWS

Sarthak Raychaudhuri

vice-president, HR, Asia South Whirlpool of India

GV Nageswara Rao

MD & CEO, IDBI Federal Life

Timothy Moe

Goldman Sachs

TODAY'S COLUMNS

Taslima Nasreen

Gender stereotyping needs to end

It was around 1993 when some women working in Bangladesh’s ...

Rajgopal Nidamboor

Up the ante of your conscious existence

It sounds cryptic, but is not as complex as it ...

Shona Adhikari

Paint brush in hand, head in the clouds

This week we bring you a variety of art news. ...

INTERVIEWS

William D. Green

Chairman & CEO, Accenture