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PKR hits lifetime low against USD dollar of 228.37 in interbank market

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PKR hits a lifetime low against the USD dollar of 228.37 in the interbank market!

Concerns remain high over the exchange rate volatility and analysts called for the government and central bank’s intervention.

According to the Forex Association of Pakistan (FAP), the local currency depreciated 75 paise against the previous day’s close of Rs227.75 to reach Rs228.50 by 12:35 pm.

During the intraday trade on Friday, the rupee fell to as low as 229, but it closed at 228.37, losing Rs1.56 or 0.68%, according to the data released by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP).

On Thursday, Pakistani currency had settled at 226.81, a fall of Rs1.89 or 0.83%, against the greenback, amid renewed concerns over inflation and the cost of doing business.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.