Dollar available for record-high Rs169 in open market

By: News Desk      Published: 05:27 PM, 26 Aug, 2020
Dollar available for record-high Rs169 in open market

The US dollar set a new record against the rupee as its exchange rate jumped to Rs168.43 after a gain of six paisas in inter-bank trading on Wednesday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Same was the case in open market where the dollar was available for Rs169 following its value going up by 20 paisas.

Thus, the exchange rate of dollar in the month of August has increased by Rs1.45 in inter-bank trading so far.

Similarly, the euro ended the day at Rs198.98 in inter-bank exchange rate after gaining two paisas. However, it was down in open market where it lost 50 paisas while closing at Rs199.50.

As far as the pound sterling is concerned, its value was up by Rs1.26 in inter-bank rate and 50 paisas in open market, closing at Rs221.53 and Rs223 respectively.