Sunday, 29 May, 2022

Topic: rupee

The rupee fell past 70/$ and recovered. But don’t take your seatbelts off just yet

Chaos in emerging markets threatens to take the rupee beyond 70.50 by year-end, and America’s Iran threat is making it worse.

Weak rupee makes it difficult for RBI to fight inflation

RBI's plans are in trouble as rupee hits a new low after turmoil in Turkey. Inflation may stay around projections until next year. 

India’s forex reserves are falling $2 billion per week as RBI fights to save sliding rupee

The dip in forex reserves has been due to the intervention of the central bank to arrest the slide in the rupee.

The falling rupee, and the source of the ‘leaked’ surgical strike video

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Rupee slips on crude price resurgence to hit all-time low against dollar

The currency slid 0.7% to as much as 69.0925 per dollar Thursday, past its previous record of 68.8650 reached in November 2016.

RBI says rate hike not meant to boost rupee, analysts say it will

HSBC and Nomura analysts say the rate hike bolsters the RBI’s credentials on the inflation-fighting front, which will have a rub-off effect on the rupee.

High oil prices and a weak rupee indicate that the RBI may change interest rates soon

The rupee is Asia’s worst performing currency this year, and it will be further affected by higher global crude oil prices. The central bank may need to act early to maintain macro-economic stability.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.