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Indian rupee plunges to new low against dollar

Indian rupee plunges to new low against dollar

The rupee has been steadily falling throughout 2018 after starting the year at 63.67.

Turkey's lira weakens more than 6% on threat of more US sanctions

Turkey's lira weakens more than 6% on threat of more US sanctions

The lira has lost nearly 40% of its value against the dollar this year, hit by both the diplomatic rift and investor alarm.

Oil hits $71 on tighter supply and weak dollar

Oil hits $71 on tighter supply and weak dollar

Oil hit $71 a barrel on Thursday for the first time since 2014, supported by Opec-led supply curbs, a record-breaking run of declines in US crude inventories and a weaker US dollar.

Qatar committed to riyal peg to dollar: QCB Governor

Qatar committed to riyal peg to dollar: QCB Governor

QCB is committed to maintaining the stability of the Qatari riyal’s peg to the US dollar, said HE the Qatar Central Bank Governor Sheikh Abdulla bin Saoud al-Thani.

Singapore is world's priciest city for fourth year straight

Singapore is world's priciest city for fourth year straight

The Worldwide Cost of Living 2017 report saw Asian cities take five of the top ten spots, thanks to a sustained recovery in the strength of the Japanese yen.

Exchanges flush with currencies ahead of Eid

Exchanges flush with currencies ahead of Eid

Exchange houses in Qatar have assured ample supply of major currencies as the country gears up for Eid al-Fitr, according to industry sources.

Strong dollar to increase remittances from Qatar

Strong dollar to increase remittances from Qatar

Exchange houses in Qatar are expecting a surge in remittances in view of the expected appreciation in the value of the US dollar, industry sources have said.

Oil hits 2016 high above $43 on producer meeting hopes

Oil hits 2016 high above $43 on producer meeting hopes

Oil reached a 2016 high above $43 a barrel, supported by hopes that an upcoming meeting of oil producers will agree steps to tackle a supply glut.

Pakistan police seize millions from fake currency factory

Pakistan police seize millions from fake currency factory

Police in Pakistan arrested seven people and seized a huge amount of fake currency including US dollars and UAE dirhams during a raid on a factory in the eastern city of Lahore.

Flydubai CEO expects difficult 2016 as yield pressure continues

Flydubai CEO expects difficult 2016 as yield pressure continues

The chief executive of flydubai expects another difficult year for the low-cost carrier as tough economic conditions put pressure on yields.