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Sri Lankan rupee ends higher on bank dollar sales COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan rupee closed slightly firmer on Tuesday, as dollar selling by a private bank surpassed demand for the greenback by importers, dealers said. The rupee closed at 141.05/141.10 per dollar, compared with Monday's close of 141.24/28. Dealers said the two state-run banks through which the central bank directs the market, were not seen selling dollars, but a local private bank sold the US currency in early trade. "The rupee ended firmer on bank dollar sales, but the moment the bank sales eased we have seen rupee under pressure with importer demand," said a dealer who declined to be identified. The rupee hit a record low of 141.40 per dollar on Sept. 28, but has recovered over the past few days after a state-run bank sold dollars. The finance ministry on Friday imposed a 100 percent margin on letters of credit for motor vehicles to discourage unnecessary imports, ...

Dollar holds steady on improved risk appetite TOKYO: The dollar held its ground on Tuesday against major currencies as investors returned to equities, betting that the Federal Reserve would delay hiking rates after seeing disappointing US economic data.The dollar bought 120.45 yen in Tokyo, little changed from 120.46 yen.The euro stood at $1.1194 and 134.84 yen, compared with $1.1187 and 134.77 yen.Poor US jobs data released on Friday has convinced many Fed watchers that the US central bank will delay a plan ...
Sri Lankan rupee steady on bank dollar sales; stx little changed COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan rupee traded steady on Monday as importer dollar demand offset greenback sales by a private bank, dealers said.The rupee was little changed at 141.25/35 per dollar, compared with Friday's close of 141.25/30.Dealers said the two state banks, through which the central bank directs the market, were not seen selling dollars, but a local private bank sold dollars for the second consecutive day."Now there can be some exporter dollar sales as the ...
Dollar steady against emerging market currencies TOKYO: The dollar faced selling pressure against major currencies but strengthened against most of its Asia-Pacific peers Monday as concerns over emerging economies remained strong despite an expected delay in Washington's rate hike.The US unit edged up to 119.97 yen in Tokyo afternoon trade from 119.92 in New York late Friday but still down from 120.05 in Tokyo earlier that day.The euro rose to $1.1235 and 134.78 yen in Tokyo from $1.1219 and 134.53 yen ...
Sri Lankan rupee firmer on bank dollar sales COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan rupee ended firmer on Friday on dollar sales by a private bank amid mild demand for the greenback from importers, dealers said. The rupee traded at 141.25/30 per dollar, a tad firmer from Thursday's close of 141.30/40, which was near its record low of 141.40. Dealers said the two state banks, through which the central bank directs the market, were not seen selling dollars, but a local private bank sold dollars ...
China's yuan rises on pre-holiday demand, central bank intervention  SHANGHAI: China's yuan firmed against dollar both onshore and offshore on Wednesday as demand for the currency soared ahead of a week-long holiday, traders said.China's central bank intervened in trading partly to converge the spread between the two markets, they added.The onshore market in Shanghai will be closed for one week starting on Thursday for the Chinese National Day break, while the Hong Kong offshore market will be closed for two days on Thursday and ...
Yen gains on commodity worries ahead of US jobs data TOKYO: The yen gained Tuesday on worries that China's economy will weigh on global growth, while other Asian currencies retreated against the dollar on an expected rate hike by the US Federal Reserve.Foreign exchange dealers moved into safe haven assets such as the yen as a shares rout at mining giant Glencore and the scandal at automaker Volkswagen added to concerns.The Japanese currency is considered a safe haven in times of turmoil and uncertainty. "The ...


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