Meanwhile, global gold prices further went down by 39 dollars to $1,915 per ounce. The rupee has become the worst performing Asian currency because of being devalued for the 5th time in 7 months by the State Bank of Pakistan. Reaching six and a half month high of 158.9 against the US dollar, Pakistani rupee on Monday became Asia's third best performing currency, The News reported. All this would further deteriorate the financial condition of Pakistan. We have witnessed a sudden growth in remittances to Pakistan as expatriates want to take advantage of the favourable rate. But former finance minister Asad Umar rejected this notion that the decline in the rupee's value on Thursday is linked to the IMF agreement. Analysts have predicted that the rupee will continue to weaken in the second-half of 2018. The US Dollar Pakistan Rupee (USD/PKR) exchange rate is extending gains on Tuesday. LAHORE: The Pakistani Rupee (PKR) on Wednesday morning fell further in the early hours of trading at the interbank to another all-time low of Rs160.48/Rs160.73 against US Dollar (USD), an increase of Rs2.19, 3.45 per cent down, from its last close. Imadul Malik, general manager, Al Ghurair International Exchange, says overseas Pakistanis should remit more funds as the rupee has depreciated to the lowest in most recent times. Remittances from overseas Pakistani reached $17.87 billion in first 10 months (July to April) of the 2018-19 fiscal year, a growth of 8.45 per cent compared with $16.48 billion received during the same period in the preceding year. Today's range: 160.10-160.72. CurrentRequestUnmodified: /article/20120414/ARTICLE/304149893/1036 The UAE Central Bank's data for the third-quarter of 2017 showed that the UAE-based Pakistanis remitted more year-on-year. And also irrespective of the currency rate, expatriates need to send money home for their family's maintenance. It further weakened by roughly Rs7 from Wednesday close of 141.4 in early hours of trade at the inter-bank. But the rates today are good and I will take advantage of it even though analysts say the rupee will fall further," said Indian expat Pratap Singh. macro_adspot: ©2021 Galadari Printing and Publishing LLC. Nothing to worry about it as it was expected from long time. In the open market in Pakistan, the UAE dirham was being bought for 39.80 and sold for 40.40 versus the rupee on Thursday. But at the same time we see some speculation among customers that it will go down even further," adds Raipancholia. Yesterday's rate 160.22. macro_profile: , LAHORE: The almighty US Dollar (USD) seems to have broken the Pakistani Rupee’s (PKR) back as the rupee continues to depreciate further… Alongside this devaluation, the government of Pakistan might resort to some regulatory steps to plug the 'hawala' route, as they cannot condone directions from international regulatory bodies.". The persistent drop in the rupee is seen as a boon for expatriate Pakistanis as they will be able to remit more funds. Change for today +0.08 Rupees, +0.05%. However, they also forecast further depreciation of the rupee, but that may not be as steep as it was witnessed during the last week. There are approximately 1.3 million Pakistanis residing in the UAE, who contributed 8.7 per cent - or Dh3.76 billion - of Dh43.3 billion remittances during Q3 2017. The gains of last the 5,000 points in Sensex has come in just 32... READ MORE, Brent crude futures similarly dropped 26 cents, or 0.5 per cent, to... READ MORE, The Biden administration is expected to push through a nearly $2... READ MORE, I frequently give business tips to the youth in my entrepreneurship... READ MORE, Those who have already received the first dose and are awaiting their ... READ MORE, The employee had helped a Dubai-based journalist as her Metro card... READ MORE, UAE set to be biggest beneficiary of rapid vaccination rollout, say... READ MORE, More than 24.2 million tests have been carried out. F.P. The rupee fell to 39.48 versus the UAE dirham on Thursday  compared to 38.5 on Wednesday, according to xe.com. macro_action: article, READ MORE, Dubai announces new Covid safety rules: Full list, UAE: Compulsory Covid tests expanded to include teachers, Coronavirus: UAE reports 3,566 Covid-19 cases, 4,051 recoveries, 7 deaths, Covid-19: Belgium to ban non-essential travel, Dubai fights Covid: New gym rules announced, Pakistani man killed during TikTok stunt on train track, Sheikh Mohammed praises Dubai Metro employee for his kindness, Missile or drone intercepted over Riyadh: Saudi TV, UAE's Covid vaccine success will help lift most restrictions, UAE Covid-19 vaccine: 87,720 residents vaccinated in a day, Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine in UAE: All you need to know. ... IMF or China? Pakistan’s rupee is vying for the title of the world’s biggest loser this month, the victim of an apparent devaluation with more pain ahead. The Pakistani rupee hit an all-time low versus the UAE dirham and the US dollar on Thursday and the market expects the South Asian currency to slide further. KARACHI: The Pakistani rupee continued to fall to record lows on Friday, after the government agreed in principle to a $6 billion loan from the … Yes, Pakistani Rupee will decline further this year and will be stable at PKR 200 to a US DOLLAR. But it later recovered and settled at 147.5 on Thursday. The Pakistani currency shed 10 rupees in inter-bank trading by Friday afternoon after it was traded at 134 rupees on Thursday. We do not have foreign reserves to save the Rupee. People need securities and commodities to invest part of their savings to avoid the impact of high inflation. Report ISLAMABAD: The exchange rate of Pakistani rupee weakened by 06 paisas against the US dollar in the interbank trading on Monday and closed at Rs160.37 as compared to the previous day’s closing of 160.31. Risk aversion amid persistent coronavirus fears sends Pakistan Rupee to all time low of 168.45; Rupee under pressure as companies’ close books for end of financial year; Safe haven US Dollar gains across the board, despite encouraging economic data; US Dollar Pakistani Rupee exchange rate (USD/PKR) on track to gain 3.3% across June, the largest monthly gain since March. In the intra-banking market, the rupee had fallen to an all-time low of 148 against the dollar on Thursday compared to 141.5 on Wednesday. "Yes, this is the right time to send money as going forward, the State Bank of Pakistan may intervene and make the rupee stable, if not, then there will be a further deficit in the balance of payments," Malik said. Malik said that factors which will drive the rupee will be trade, inflation, employment, interest rates, growth rate and geopolitical conditions. USD TO PKR TODAY. “Pakistan’s debt securities offer comparatively higher profits. "Pakistani residents might be waiting for the rupee to hit 111-112 against the US dollar, as it has tested 110 on Thursday. USD TO PKR FORECAST. 2021/01/21. Daily forecast for USD to PKR in tables. No one Can stop Further free fall of Pakistani Rupee Vs US Dollar and Economy ... How the Rupee fall against US Dollar will affect You? The Pakistani rupee plunged again last week to 157 in a spasm of panic selling in local foreign exchange markets. Raging Bull: Sensex crosses 50,000, global cues,... Oil slips on surprise rise in US crude stocks. Imran Khan’s PTI government has launched a draconian anti … All new KT app is available for download: Get the latest news around the world in your inbox, so you dont miss out on the action. US Dollar to Pakistani Rupee currency converter. We expect the depreciation to continue for some more time, but the pace could be slower. Explaining further, Khan said, "It will impact the Pakistani Rupee and when Rupee starts to fall, we do not know how much it will fall. Currently, compared to the past few weeks, the rupee has depreciated significantly and there is a surge in the remittances. Pakistan's stock market also declined on Friday, with the benchmark KSE 100 index down 2.4 percent by 0615 GMT. However, the foreign selling may increase and the rupee will fall further if the world fails to contain the virus, which has spread to around 100 countries. All rights reserved. He further stated that this fall … Pakistani Rupee the worst performer in a basket of 13 currencies in Asia. Schemes are required to attract deposits and a climate needs to be created to boost the confidence of foreign investors so that there can be more foreign investments," he added. "It looks more on the weaker side," Raipancholia had earlier said. Who will bailout Pakistan - … "Pakistani residents might be waiting for the rupee to hit 111-112 against the US dollar, as it has tested 110 on Thursday. The Pakistani rupee has witnessed volatility during the last week, losing as much as four per cent of its value as the State Bank of Pakistan allowed the currency to depreciate in a controlled manner. Pakistan rupee falls to record low against US dollar on Wednesday prompting Prime Minister Imran Khan to form a special committee to check further devaluation of currency. Though it increased inflationary pressure in the country, at the same time, it has also given an immense opportunity for overseas Pakistanis to cash in on the declining value of their currency by remitting more. The Pakistani rupee hit an all-time low versus the UAE dirham and the US dollar on Thursday and the market expects the South Asian currency to slide further. The country aims to increase remittances to $30 billion by introducing a host of measures including more benefits for recipients and opening of a mandatory bank account for overseas Pakistanis in the country. This is at the top end of the daily trading range. All new KT app is available for download: Get the latest news around the world in your inbox, so you dont miss out on the action. The domestic currency has reached 2.3% to Rs156.38 to the US dollar compared to the financial year 2019’s ending at Rs160.05 following the minute increase in the prevailing account shortfall and foreign currency assets. At 10:15 UTC, USD/PKR trades +0.5% at US$160.60. Click/tap here to subscribe to Khaleej Times news alerts on Telegram. The rupee is likely to fall to Rs175-Rs180 levels by the end of this year, market experts believe. According to the official figures, the UAE and other Gulf countries comprised of over 60 per cent of the country's $19.3 billion remittances during the last fiscal year. macro_profile: , Research house sees 13-17% depreciation and 1.25-percentage-point rise in rate. The rupee witnessed volatility once the news reports started appearing in the media that Pakistan's central bank would allow rupee devaluation in a sustained manner. It opened at a high of 142 rupees in the morning and the local currency further devalued by 2 rupees to 144 rupees. He attributed the current volatility in the rupee to the imbalanced imports and exports. The rupee has dived down by 30% percent and analysts predict that it will continue to devalue in the second half of October 2018 as well. Agencies. 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Reaching at the historic level of Rupees 128.75 per dollar this week, Pakistani rupee has fallen down to almost 21% relative to the US Dollar, from December 8 to up till now. Further Information Pakistani Rupee - Saudi Riyal. Considering political situation in the country, Rajiv Raipancholia, CEO, Orient Exchange, predicts further depreciation in the rupee over the next couple of weeks. "The main reason for today's fall was that State Bank of Pakistan had left rupee to market forces. Pakistani rupee continued its appreciation against the US Dollar in the interbank market as it regained Rs. Filed on May 18, 2019 | Last updated on May 18, 2019 at 10.46 am. During PTI’s 10-month rein the Pakistani rupee has fallen 27.80 per cent. Click/tap here to subscribe to Khaleej Times news alerts on Telegram. It plunged further and closed at 29.89 on the weekend. The market is expecting that the rupee could depreciate further against the greenback due to an agreement reached between Islamabad and the International Monetary Fund on a $6 billion bailout package. (WebDesk) - The Pakistani rupee has experienced a worst fall ever against US dollar. It is predicted by the experts that Pakistani currency will further devalue due to the IMF bailout.. Rajiv Raipancholia, CEO Orient Exchange said, “Today, the rupee was trading at 133.10 against the dollar, or 36.23 against the dirham, during early morning hours. macro_adspot: ©2021 Galadari Printing and Publishing LLC. All rights reserved. The authorities in Pakistan are doing all that they can to plug the illegal money transfer setup. KLM halts long-haul flights due to new Covid-19... Video: Biden begins inauguration, vowing... Trump lifts tariffs on aluminium imports from UAE. Adeeb Ahamed, managing director, Lulu Exchange, noted that the rupee slid gradually from 105 to 110 against the US dollar during the week. The fall reflects the IMF's condition for a "market-based exchange rate mechanism. Meanwhile, according to Forex Association of Pakistan, the buying and selling rates of dollar in the open market were […] "The concentration needs to evolve around current account balance by promoting exports and reducing imports. Filed on December 17, 2017 | Last updated on December 17, 2017 at 06.12 am. In the event of further slide from here, the high value tickets might go up and we expect a spurt in remittances.". Further Information Pakistani Rupee - US-Dollar. The rupee fell to … its sharply declining value against the US Dollar. The sudden arrest of billionaire-politician Asif Zardari, a former President of Pakistan and Nawaz Sharif’s nephew Hamza Shahbaz Sharif has spread panic among the Pakistani elite. macro_action: article, The rupee continued its declining trend as the dollar ascends and rupee dropped to an all-time low of 148 to the US dollar in the inter-bank market on Thursday. Considering Eid Al Fitr is around the corner, it is expected that the remittances from the UAE and other countries will increase substantially this month. On Thursday, the rupee managed to extend further gains against the dollar in both the currency markets, dealers said. All of its 270 weekly long-haul flights to the Netherlands from... READ MORE, "It’s a new day in America," Biden wrote on Twitter before the... READ MORE, UAE joins Argentina, Australia, Canada and Mexico, which have also... READ MORE, The Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Consulate General of India in ... READ MORE, Those who have already received the first dose and are awaiting their ... READ MORE, The employee had helped a Dubai-based journalist as her Metro card... READ MORE, UAE set to be biggest beneficiary of rapid vaccination rollout, say... READ MORE, More than 24.2 million tests have been carried out. Analysts predict the dollar to go further up before settling somewhere around Rs130. Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday set up a committee under advisor to the PM on finance Dr Hafeez Sheikh to rein in rupee devaluation and capital flight from the country. Rajiv Raipancholia, CEO pof Orient Exchange, had told Khaleej Times earlier that rupee can depreciate to 40 against the dirham in 2019. Close: ... offers a currency conversion from Pakistani rupee to Saudi riyal ... the token climb as high as $41,440 and fall as low as $30,324. With the rupee touching a record low, the industry executives believe that it's high time for Pakistanis to remit funds now. The Pakistani rupee continued to fall to record lows on Friday, after the government agreed in principle to a $6 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund that’s expected to set tough conditions on Prime Minister Imran Khan’s administration. "Now is a good time for Pakistani expats to start sending money home, it will get them more rupees per Dirham. Pakistan Further rupee fall, interest rate hike expected ; Further rupee fall, interest rate hike expected. "I think the rupee might move around 6-7 per cent, allowing it to reach a high of 112 against the dollar. On December 11, the rupee suddenly jumped from 28.8 against dirham to 29.25 in a single day. Close: ... offers a currency conversion from Pakistani rupee to United States ... the token climb as high as $41,440 and fall as low as $30,324. "Pakistani rupee has depreciated by nearly four per cent within a week. 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