Weekly Statistical Supplement


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Date : Dec 18, 1999
Foreign Exchange Rates - Spot and Forward Premia

Foreign

 

1998

1999

1998

1999


Currency

 

Dec. 11

Dec. 6

Dec. 7

Dec. 8

Dec. 9

Dec. 10

Dec. 11

Dec. 6

Dec. 7

Dec. 8

Dec. 9

Dec. 10


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RBI's Reference Rate (Rs. per U.S. Dollar)

  

Foreign Currency per Rs. 100@

 
  

42.5900

43.4200

43.4400

43.4800

43.4600

43.4800

 

(Based on Middle Rates)

 
  

FEDAI Indicative Rates (Rs. per Foreign Currency)

      

U.S.

{ Buying

42.5900

43.4150

43.4300

43.4700

43.4600

43.4750

2.3480

2.3031

2.3020

2.2999

2.3010

2.2999

Dollar

Selling

42.6000

43.4250

43.4400

43.4800

43.4700

43.4850

      

Pound

{ Buying

71.1250

69.4950

70.3750

70.7425

70.7525

70.6200

1.4042

1.4388

1.4195

1.4129

1.4130

1.4154

Sterling

Selling

71.1850

69.5325

70.4325

70.7800

70.7900

70.6725

      

Euro

{ Buying

50.4400 $

43.4675

44.3675

44.6350

44.6600

44.2800

1.9798 $

2.3011

2.2527

2.2380

2.2399

2.2575

 

Selling

50.5800 $

43.5000

44.4225

44.6875

44.7125

44.3325

      

100 Yen

{ Buying

36.3975

42.5000

42.0825

42.3075

42.1850

42.3575

274.88

235.28

237.45

236.26

237.10

235.79

 

Selling

36.4225

42.5525

42.1225

42.3275

42.2250

42.4000

      
 

Inter-Bank Forward Premia of U.S. Dollar (per cent per annum)

      

1-month

 

4.79

3.04

3.04

3.31

3.31

3.31

      

3-month

 

6.10

3.59

3.78

3.77

3.77

3.96

      

6-month

 

7.51

4.01

4.19

4.19

4.14

4.19

      

              

@ : These rates are based on RBI Reference rate for US dollar and middle rates of cross-currency quotes. These rates are announced by RBI with effect from January 29, 1998.

$ : These rates are as on January 4, 1999.

Note : 1. The unified exchange rate system came into force on March 1, 1993.

2. With the introduction of Euro effective January 1, 1999, the buying and selling rates of Rupees per Deutsche Mark (FEDAI indicative rates) and Deutsche Mark per Rs. 100 (middle rates) have been replaced by Rupees per Euro and Euro per Rs. 100, respectively.


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