Rupee nears all-time low against US dollar

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Islamabad: Continuing its downward spiral, the Pakistani rupee neared its all-time low of Rs239.94 in the inter-bank market on Wednesday.

At the end of the session, the State Bank said that the rupee depreciated by 0.31% to close at Rs239.65 against the greenback.


The fall of the PKR has continued despite receiving a $1.16 billion loan tranche from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) last month. The rupee has continued to spiral down the hole and has yet to see a positive session this month.

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Experts say the country’s borrowing needs are expected to increase in the wake of massive devastation caused by flash floods, which will also drive up the import bill.

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