Rupee extends losses paisa against dollar

F.P. Report

KARACHI: The exchange rate of the Pakistani rupee depreciated by 19 paisa against the US dollar in the interbank trading on Monday and closed at Rs228.34 against the previous day’s closing of Rs228.15.

According to the Forex Association of Pakistan (FAP), the buying and selling rates of dollar in the open market were recorded at Rs236.5 and Rs238.75 respectively.

The price of the euro increased by 03 paisa and closed at Rs247.27 against the previous day’s closing of Rs247.24, according to the State Bank of Pakistan.

The Japanese yen gained 01 paisa to close at Rs1.78, whereas an increase of 87 paisa was witnessed in the exchange rate of the British pound, which was traded at Rs279.19 as compared to its last closing of Rs278.32.

The exchange rates of the Emirates dirham and Saudi riyal increased by 05 paisa and 04 paisa to close at Rs62.16 and Rs60.78 respectively.