Rupee sheds 21 paisas against dollar

pkr vs usd - Rupee sheds 21 paisas against dollar

ISLAMABAD: The exchange rate of the Pakistan rupee against the US dollar depreciated by 21 paisas in the interbank trading on Monday to close at Rs170.74 against the previous day’s closing of Rs170.53.

According to the Forex Association of Pakistan, the buying and selling rates of dollar in the open market were recorded at Rs 170.4 and Rs 171.4 respectively.

Similarly, the price of the euro which was traded at Rs197.41, depreciated by 80 paisas as compared to its last closing of Rs Rs196.88, the State Bank of Pakistan reported.

The Japanese Yen lost two paisas to close at Rs 1.52, whereas an increase of Rs 1.13 was witnessed in the exchange rate of the British Pound, which was traded at Rs 232.79 as compared to its last closing of Rs231.66.

The exchange rates of Emirates Dirham and Saudi Riyal increased by 06 paisas each to close at Rs46.48 and Rs 45.52 respectively.

Following are the selling/buying rates of major currencies issued by the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP).

CURRENCY     SELLING      BUYING              
USD                   172.66           168.75  
GBP                   235.47           230.10
EUR                   199.80           195.60
JPY                   1.5327           1.4980
SAR                    46.04            44.99                   
AED                    47.02            46.25

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