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Indian Rupee touches new low, breaches 72/$ mark

Saima Siddiqui

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Published on 6 Sep 2018 10:18 AM GMT

Indian Rupee touches new low, breaches 72/$ mark
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Mumbai: The Indian rupee breached the 72 per US dollar mark for the first time on Thursday.

Around 1 p.m., the rupee traded around 72.05 per dollar, against Wednesday's closing of 71.76 per greenback.

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According to analysts, the fall in the rupee is due to the Sino-US trade tensions along with high crude oil prices and outflow of foreign funds.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said external factors have caused the depreciation of the rupee.

With IANS Inputs

Saima Siddiqui

Saima Siddiqui

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