Rupee weakens beyond 79 per $ to hit record low, seen falling more

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Rupee weakens beyond 79 per $ to hit record low, seen falling more

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The rupee weakened past 79 per dollar, plumbing record lows in early trade, as investors retreated from Indian share markets on Friday with the greenback staying strong against major peers due to prospects for higher US interest rates and fears of a widespread recession.

The unit had ended at 78.9675 on Thursday.

By 0352 GMT, the partially convertible rupee was trading at 79.08/09 per dollar, after touching a record low of 79.10.

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Author / Journalist: Reuters

Category: Economy

Topics: Rupee against dollar Rupee low Business news Rupee decline Rupee weakened Share markets Rupee

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Published On: 2022-07-01, 12:23:48

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