• Rupee appreciation after RBI's sharp rate increases

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    Rupee appreciation after RBI's sharp rate increases

    Digital Desk: The rupee increased as the RBI aggressively increased rates by 50 basis points, reaching the highest level for its key lending rate since 2019.

     The Reserve Bank of India aggressively increased rates by 50 basis points on Friday, pushing its benchmark lending rate to its highest level since 2019. This resulted in a rise in the rupee.

    The rupee was last trading at 79.2413 to the dollar, down from its previous close of 79.4713. The rupee increased as the RBI aggressively increased rates by 50 basis points, reaching the highest level for its key lending rate since 2019.

     On Friday, the Reserve Bank of India aggressively raised interest rates by 50 basis points, reaching the highest level since 2019. The rupee increased as a result of this.

    The rupee was last trading at 79.2413 to the dollar, down from its previous close of 79.4713.

    The rupee increased as the RBI aggressively increased rates by 50 basis points, reaching the highest level for its key lending rate since 2019. The Reserve Bank of India aggressively increased rates by 50 basis points on Friday, pushing its benchmark lending rate to its highest level since 2019. This resulted in a rise in the rupee.

    According to RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, rather than being a result of the Indian economy's fragility, the rupee's drop was mainly caused by the dollar's rise, a global trend.

    But he warned that the Indian economy has been grappling with high inflation, and price pressures are expected to remain above 6 per cent this year.

    The MPC has decided to focus on withdrawal of accommodative policy stance to check inflation, said the Governor.