Dollar gains 60 paisa in interbank, closes at Rs 158.48


ISLAMABAD, July 11 (APP): The exchange rate of dollar jumped by 60 paisa in interbank and was traded at Rs 158.48 as compared with the last closing at Rs 157.88, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported on Thursday

However according to Forex association of Pakistan the buying and selling rates of dollar in open market were recorded at Rs 158.50 and Rs 159.50.

The SBP further reported that in interbank the price of Euro increased by Rs 1.43 and was traded at Rs 178.61 as compared with last closing at Rs 177.18.

However, the exchange rate of Japanese yen raised by 02 paisa after which it was traded at Rs 1.46 against Rs 1.44, whereas increase of Rs 1.55 was witnessed in exchange rate of British Pound which was traded at Rs 198.73 as compared with last closing at Rs 197.18.

Moreover, the Exchange rates of UAE Dirham and Saudi Riyal jumped by 16 paisa each after which they were traded at Rs 43.14 and Rs 42.25 against Rs 42.98 and Rs 42.09 respectively.


Source: VNS Islamabad