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PKR sheds 17 paisa against USD

PKR sheds 17 paisa against USD
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April 16, 2024 (MLN): The Pakistani rupee (PKR) depreciated by around 17 paisa against the US dollar in Tuesday's interbank session as the currency settled the trade at PKR 278.29 per USD, compared to the previous session's closing of PKR 278.12 per USD.

The currency saw an intraday high (bid) of 278.6 and a low (ask) of 278.3.

In the open market, exchange companies quoted the dollar at 277 for buying and 279.66 for selling.

The conflict-ridden situation in the Middle East has begun to impact the domestic currency, as oil prices continue to escalate.

To note, Iran launched attack drones and missiles against Israel on Saturday, taking the conflict in the region into a perilous new phase.

Yesterday, the government hiked fuel charges for the second consecutive time due to higher oil prices.

On the other hand, a glimmer of hope arises as Pakistan has initiated discussions with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) over a new multi-billion dollar loan agreement to support its economic reform program.

Furthermore, Shehbaz Sharif has emphasized that both Saudi Arabia and Pakistan need to work closely to expedite the first phase of Saudi investments in Pakistan under the new arrangement, resulting in a substantial inflow of foreign currency.

In comparison to major currencies, PKR gained 89.27 paisa against the Euro, closing at 295.53 compared to the previous value of 296.42.

The British Pound became cheaper by 1.17 rupees closing at 346.01 compared to 347.18 from a day ago.

The Swiss franc saw gains of 40.09 paisa, closing at 305.03 compared to 304.63 from the previous session.

Against the Japanese Yen, PKR gained 0.4 paisa, closing at 1.8026 versus 1.8066 a day ago.

The Chinese Yuan gained 1.79 paisa, closing at 38.44 against 38.42 from the previous session.

The Saudi Riyal closed at 74.19 with a gain of 4.67 paisa from its value of 74.14 a day ago.

The U.A.E Dirham increased in value by 4.67 paisa from 75.78 a day ago to 75.73.

During the current financial year, PKR has appreciated against the Dollar by 7.7 rupees or 2.77%. While the current calendar year has seen PKR appreciate by 3.57 rupees or 1.28%.

In the Money Market, the benchmark 6 Month Karachi Interbank Bid and Offer rates inched up by 2 bps to 21.5% and 21.75%.

Performance Summary

Currency Apr 16, 2024 Apr 15, 2024 Change 1 Month FYTD CYTD 1 Day 7 Day 1 Month MTD FYTD CYTD
USD 278.2903 278.1226 -0.1677 0.4525 7.7002 3.5704 -0.06% -0.13% 0.16% -0.12% 2.77% 1.28%
EUR 295.5304 296.4231 0.8927 7.7975 17.4004 15.9679 0.3% 2.06% 2.64% 1.36% 5.89% 5.4%
GBP 346.0122 347.1804 1.1682 9.1619 18.1251 12.585 0.34% 1.64% 2.65% 1.4% 5.24% 3.64%
CHF 305.0259 304.625 -0.4009 9.9733 14.7309 30.0439 -0.13% 0.67% 3.27% 1.07% 4.83% 9.85%
JPY 1.8026 1.8066 0.004 0.0753 0.1897 0.1869 0.22% 1.5% 4.18% 1.86% 10.52% 10.37%
SAR 74.189 74.1423 -0.0467 0.1384 2.065 0.9738 -0.06% -0.12% 0.19% -0.11% 2.78% 1.31%
AED 75.7778 75.7311 -0.0467 0.1201 2.084 0.9649 -0.06% -0.12% 0.16% -0.12% 2.75% 1.27%
CNY 38.4403 38.4224 -0.0179 0.2955 1.2294 1.1911 -0.05% -0.05% 0.77% 0.09% 3.2% 3.1%

52 Week Performance

Currency High Low Trading Band % Since High % Since Low High Date Low Date Days Since High Days Since Low
USD 275.438 307.1 31.6619 -1.03% 10.35% 04-Jul-23 05-Sep-23 287 224
EUR 291.618 332.701 41.083 -1.32% 12.58% 16-Oct-23 31-Aug-23 183 229
GBP 337.032 387.972 50.9401 -2.6% 12.13% 16-Oct-23 31-Aug-23 183 229
CHF 306.458 347.163 40.7049 0.47% 13.81% 13-Oct-23 31-Aug-23 186 229
JPY 1.851 2.2178 0.3668 2.69% 23.03% 16-Oct-23 11-May-23 183 341
SAR 73.4412 81.8703 8.429 -1.01% 10.35% 04-Jul-23 05-Sep-23 287 224
AED 74.9888 83.6089 8.620 -1.04% 10.33% 04-Jul-23 05-Sep-23 287 224
CNY 37.8634 43.0908 5.2274 -1.5% 12.1% 16-Oct-23 11-May-23 183 341

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Posted on: 2024-04-16T15:55:21+05:00