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Currency Rupee US $Euro €UK £Aus $Japanese ¥Singapore $RenminbiTaiwan $
1 Rupee  = 1 0.0147 0.0138 0.0120 0.0196 1.6852 0.0210 0.0906 0.4641
1 US $ = 68.0800 1 0.9405 0.8153 1.3319 114.7300 1.4285 6.1696 31.5990
1 Euro € = 72.3870 1.0633 1 0.8669 1.4162 121.9883 1.5189 6.5599 33.5981
1 UK £ = 83.5030 1.2265 1.1536 1 1.6336 140.7212 1.7521 7.5673 38.7575
1 Aus $ = 51.1145 0.7508 0.7061 0.6121 1 86.1393 1.0725 4.6321 23.7245
1 Japanese ¥ = 0.5934 0.0087 0.0082 0.0071 0.0116 1 0.0125 0.0538 0.2754
1 Singapore $= 47.6584 0.7000 0.6584 0.5707 0.9324 80.3150 1 4.3189 22.1204
1 Renminbi = 11.0348 0.1621 0.1524 0.1321 0.2159 18.5960 0.2315 1 5.1217
1 Taiwan $ = 2.1545 0.0316 0.0298 0.0258 0.0422 3.6308 0.0452 0.1952 1
CURRENCY PAIR CURRENT SPOT TIME OPEN HIGH LOW CLOSE
USD/INR 68.0700 17:00 PM 67.9200 68.0875 67.8900 67.9600
USD/JPY 114.7290 07:47 AM 112.9400 114.8920 114.4970 112.9400
GBP/USD 1.2265 07:47 AM 1.2382 1.2269 1.2254 1.2383
EUR/USD 1.0632 07:47 AM 1.0699 1.0635 1.0622 1.0699
USD/CHF 1.0076 07:47 AM 1.0025 1.0083 1.0065 1.0025
USD/CAD 1.3268 07:47 AM 1.3054 1.3272 1.3253 1.3054
AUD/USD 0.7511 07:47 AM 0.7545 0.7518 0.7494 0.7545
USD/CNY 6.8450 17:04 PM 6.8501 6.8713 6.8315 6.8450
JPY/INR 0.6003 17:04 PM 0.6012 0.6012 0.5990 0.6021
EUR/INR 72.7190 17:04 PM 72.6869 72.7619 72.5481 72.7190
GBP/INR 83.7828 17:04 PM 83.8662 83.9228 83.6545 82.7014
CNY/INR 9.9450 17:04 PM 9.9240 9.9550 9.8900 9.9280
DXY/INR 81.9630 10:14 AM 81.9470 82.0420 81.9080 81.9080
DXY 81.9670 10:17 AM 81.9470 82.0420 81.9080 81.9080
DXY Index 100.5300 17:04 PM 100.4100 100.7100 100.3200 100.3300
5 minute delayed feed
MONTH RATE
31 Jan 17 68.1675
28 Feb 17 68.4100
31 Mar 17 68.6725
30 Apr 17 68.9700
MONTH RATE
31 May 17 69.2400
30 Jun 17 69.4800
31 Jul 17 69.7200
31 Aug 17 69.9600
MONTH RATE
30 Sep 17 70.1800
31 Oct 17 70.4300
30 Nov 17 70.6600
31 Dec 17 70.8900
Updated at 10 am
RBI REFERENCE RATES
USDINR 67.9364
GBPINR 83.8403
EURINR 72.5968
JPYINR 59.9700
Updated on : Jan 19, 2017
CUSTOM EXCHANGE RATE All rates per foreign currency unit
Import (in Rs.) Export (in Rs.)
Australian Dollar 55.8500 54.3500
Australian Dollar 56.6500 55.2500
Australian Dollar 49.4500 48.0500
Australian Dollar 52.3000 51.0000
Australian Dollar 51.7500 49.8000
Australian Dollar 50.8000 49.0500
Australian Dollar 51.6000 49.7000
Australian Dollar 51.3500 49.4000
Australian Dollar 57.0500 55.7000
Australian Dollar 48.5000 47.1000
Australian Dollar 50.4000 48.6500
Australian Dollar 52.2000 50.4000
Australian Dollar 49.4500 48.0500
Australian Dollar 52.6500 51.3500
Australian Dollar 52.0500 50.2500
Australian Dollar 51.7000 49.7000
Canadian Dollar 49.9500 48.7500
Canadian Dollar 51.9000 50.3500
Canadian Dollar 50.8500 49.6500
Canadian Dollar 51.3000 49.7500
Canadian Dollar 51.9500 50.4000
Canadian Dollar 51.3500 49.8000
Canadian Dollar 55.2000 53.9500
Canadian Dollar 55.1000 53.7500
Canadian Dollar 50.8500 49.6500
Canadian Dollar 51.4000 49.8500
Canadian Dollar 51.8500 50.2500
Canadian Dollar 51.6000 50.0000
Canadian Dollar 50.7000 49.1000
Canadian Dollar 57.1000 55.8000
Canadian Dollar 60.0500 58.5000
Canadian Dollar 56.7500 55.4000
Danish Kroner 11.0000 10.7000
Danish Kroner 9.8000 9.4500
Danish Kroner 10.0500 9.6500
Danish Kroner 9.9500 9.6000
Danish Kroner 9.2000 8.9500
Danish Kroner 9.9500 9.6000
Danish Kroner 11.5000 11.1500
Danish Kroner 10.4500 10.1500
Danish Kroner 10.1500 9.8000
Danish Kroner 10.2000 9.8500
Danish Kroner 11.1000 10.7500
Danish Kroner 9.7000 9.4000
Danish Kroner 10.3000 9.9000
Danish Kroner 9.7500 9.4000
Danish Kroner 9.7000 9.4000
Danish Kroner 10.4000 10.1000
Euro 73.9500 71.4500
Euro 71.9000 70.1500
Euro 81.8500 79.9500
Euro 74.5000 72.0000
Euro 72.8000 70.3000
Euro 71.9000 70.1500
Euro 75.9000 73.3500
Euro 77.2000 75.3500
Euro 75.5000 73.0000
Euro 76.5500 74.0000
Euro 72.4500 70.0000
Euro 82.4000 80.4500
Euro 73.9000 71.4000
Euro 85.4500 83.4500
Euro 77.5000 75.6500
Euro 68.5500 66.8500
Hong Kong Dollar 8.7000 8.5000
Hong Kong Dollar 8.1500 8.0000
Hong Kong Dollar 8.7500 8.5000
Hong Kong Dollar 8.1000 7.9500
Hong Kong Dollar 8.7000 8.4500
Hong Kong Dollar 8.7000 8.5000
Hong Kong Dollar 8.8500 8.6500
Hong Kong Dollar 8.9000 8.6500
Hong Kong Dollar 8.1000 7.9500
Hong Kong Dollar 8.2500 8.1000
Hong Kong Dollar 8.8500 8.6000
Hong Kong Dollar 8.0500 7.9500
Hong Kong Dollar 8.1000 8.0000
Hong Kong Dollar 8.9500 8.7000
Hong Kong Dollar 7.8500 7.7000
Hong Kong Dollar 7.9500 7.8000
Japanese Yen (100) 61.0000 59.9000
Japanese Yen (100) 52.7500 51.5500
Japanese Yen (100) 52.3000 51.1000
Japanese Yen (100) 58.7500 56.8500
Japanese Yen (100) 60.0500 58.5500
Japanese Yen (100) 52.9000 51.7000
Japanese Yen (100) 62.2500 60.7500
Japanese Yen (100) 66.5500 64.3500
Japanese Yen (100) 66.5500 63.3000
Japanese Yen (100) 66.1500 63.5500
Japanese Yen (100) 63.0000 61.5000
Japanese Yen (100) 59.3500 57.4500
Japanese Yen (100) 63.4000 61.3000
Japanese Yen (100) 52.9000 51.7000
Japanese Yen (100) 65.5500 63.3500
Japanese Yen (100) 53.5000 52.2500
Norwegian Kroner 9.8500 9.5500
Norwegian Kroner 8.4000 8.1500
Norwegian Kroner 8.1500 7.9000
Norwegian Kroner 8.3000 8.0000
Norwegian Kroner 10.1500 9.8500
Norwegian Kroner 8.4500 8.1500
Norwegian Kroner 8.4000 8.1500
Norwegian Kroner 8.2500 7.9500
Norwegian Kroner 7.9000 7.7000
Norwegian Kroner 8.6000 8.3500
Norwegian Kroner 8.0500 7.7500
Norwegian Kroner 8.3500 8.0500
Norwegian Kroner 8.9500 8.7000
Norwegian Kroner 10.4500 10.1500
Norwegian Kroner 8.0500 7.8000
Norwegian Kroner 8.2000 7.9000
Pound Sterling 862.0000 83.4000
Pound Sterling 86.5000 83.7500
Pound Sterling 83.4500 80.7000
Pound Sterling 102.9000 100.6500
Pound Sterling 96.7000 94.5500
Pound Sterling 96.7000 94.5500
Pound Sterling 99.6500 97.4500
Pound Sterling 85.1500 82.4000
Pound Sterling 93.7000 91.5500
Pound Sterling 98.3000 96.1000
Pound Sterling 104.4000 102.1000
Pound Sterling 83.6500 80.9000
Pound Sterling 87.2500 84.4500
Pound Sterling 94.0500 91.9000
Pound Sterling 90.2500 87.2000
Pound Sterling 85.8000 83.0500
Singapore Dollar 48.6000 47.2000
Singapore Dollar 48.7000 47.2500
Singapore Dollar 47.9500 46.4500
Singapore Dollar 48.9500 47.5000
Singapore Dollar 49.4500 47.8500
Singapore Dollar 46.4500 45.3500
Singapore Dollar 48.3000 47.2000
Singapore Dollar 47.7000 46.7000
Singapore Dollar 46.0500 45.0500
Singapore Dollar 46.4500 45.3500
Singapore Dollar 49.7500 48.5500
Singapore Dollar 49.8000 48.2000
Singapore Dollar 49.0500 47.9500
Singapore Dollar 48.0500 46.5500
Singapore Dollar 48.4500 47.4000
Singapore Dollar 48.9000 47.3000
Swedish Kroner 7.3500 7.2000
Swedish Kroner 7.4500 7.2000
Swedish Kroner 8.2000 8.0000
Swedish Kroner 9.4500 9.2000
Swedish Kroner 7.5500 7.3000
Swedish Kroner 7.5500 7.2500
Swedish Kroner 8.3500 8.1500
Swedish Kroner 8.9500 8.7000
Swedish Kroner 9.7000 9.4000
Swedish Kroner 7.6000 7.3500
Swedish Kroner 7.9000 7.6000
Swedish Kroner 7.6000 7.4000
Swedish Kroner 7.7000 7.4000
Swedish Kroner 7.6000 7.4000
Swedish Kroner 7.6000 7.3500
Swedish Kroner 8.0000 7.7000
Swiss Franc 68.5500 66.3500
Swiss Franc 67.8000 65.6500
Swiss Franc 70.0000 67.5500
Swiss Franc 64.4000 62.9000
Swiss Franc 66.5500 64.7500
Swiss Franc 69.5500 67.1500
Swiss Franc 65.5000 63.9500
Swiss Franc 68.6000 66.4000
Swiss Franc 68.9500 66.6000
Swiss Franc 67.3500 65.7500
Swiss Franc 67.3500 65.7500
Swiss Franc 67.5000 65.2000
Swiss Franc 64.2500 62.6000
Swiss Franc 70.0500 67.6000
Swiss Franc 69.9500 68.0500
Swiss Franc 68.0000 66.1500
U.S. Dollar 68.8000 67.1500
U.S. Dollar 68.6500 67.0000
U.S. Dollar 69.4000 67.7000
U.S. Dollar 62.9500 61.9500
U.S. Dollar 60.7000 59.7000
U.S. Dollar 62.5000 61.5000
U.S. Dollar 63.8500 62.8000
U.S. Dollar 63.8000 62.7500
U.S. Dollar 62.3000 61.3000
U.S. Dollar 62.8000 61.8000
U.S. Dollar 62.8000 61.8000
U.S. Dollar 63.2000 62.2000
U.S. Dollar 67.7500 66.0500
U.S. Dollar 67.5000 65.8000
U.S. Dollar 67.5500 65.9000
U.S. Dollar 67.6000 65.9000
U.S. Dollar 68.8000 67.1000
U.S. Dollar 61.5500 60.5500
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Contracts LTP Best Bid Best Ask Spread Volume
(Contracts)
Turnover
(Crores)
ATP Open
Int
Qty Price Price Qty

USDINR

USDINR17JANFUT 27JAN2017 68.0900 297.00 68.0900 68.0925 313.00 0.0025 599054 4075.51 68.0300 637842.00
USDINR17FEBFUT 23FEB2017 68.3400 217.00 68.3325 68.3375 115.00 0.0050 38912 265.66 68.2700 193046.00
USDINR17MARFUT 29MAR2017 68.6125 100.00 68.4500 68.8500 200.00 0.4000 49 0.34 68.6000 2870.00
USDINR17APRFUT 26APR2017 68.8000 1.00 68.4500 69.2500 1.00 0.8000 50 34.40 68.8000 2846.00
USDINR17MAYFUT 29MAY2017 69.1400 100.00 0.0000 0.0000 100.00 0.0000 0 0.00 69.2900 266.00

EURINR

EURINR17JANFUT 27JAN2017 72.7750 2.00 72.7725 72.7825 5.00 0.0100 2157 15.68 72.7300 5212.00
EURINR17FEBFUT 23FEB2017 73.0600 1.00 72.1000 73.8000 1.00 1.7000 12 0.09 72.9600 84.00

GBPINR

GBPINR17JANFUT 27JAN2017 83.9800 2.00 83.9650 83.9825 59.00 0.0175 1589 13.33 83.9000 1109.00
GBPINR17FEBFUT 23FEB2017 84.2950 1.00 84.2650 84.3500 2.00 0.0850 7 5.89 84.2600 33.00

JPYINR

JPYINR17JANFUT 27JAN2017 60.1100 5.00 60.0975 60.1150 3.00 0.0175 1745 10.48 60.0800 1875.00
JPYINR17FEBFUT 23FEB2017 60.5300 100.00 0.0000 0.0000 100.00 0.0000 0 0.00 60.1500 10.00
Currency Options
Contracts LTP Best Bid Best Ask Spread Volume
(Contracts)
Turnover
(Crores)
ATP Open
Int
Qty Price Price Qty

USDINR

USDINR17JAN68.2500PE 27JAN2017 0.3000 100.00 0.2975 0.3000 100.00 0.0025 4684 32.12 0.3400 24957.00
USDINR17JAN68.5000PE 27JAN2017 0.4825 400.00 0.4800 0.4850 100.00 0.0050 5036 34.76 0.5300 86120.00
USDINR17JAN68.7500PE 27JAN2017 0.7000 200.00 0.7000 0.7050 100.00 0.0050 190 1.32 0.7300 1549.00
USDINR17JAN69.0000PE 27JAN2017 0.9325 286.00 0.9300 0.9400 150.00 0.0100 471 3.29 0.9900 28032.00
USDINR17JAN69.5000PE 27JAN2017 1.4675 150.00 1.4000 1.4250 150.00 0.0250 1232 8.74 1.4700 5724.00
USDINR17JAN70.2500PE 27JAN2017 2.2150 100.00 1.4800 1.5375 100.00 0.0575 0 0.00 1.5000 100.00
USDINR17JAN70.5000PE 27JAN2017 2.4650 100.00 0.0000 0.0000 100.00 0.0000 0 0.00 1.8200 200.00
USDINR17JAN70.7500PE 27JAN2017 2.7150 100.00 0.0000 0.0000 100.00 0.0000 0 0.00 2.0400 100.00
USDINR17JAN68.0000PE 27JAN2017 0.1600 100.00 0.1600 0.1625 20.00 0.0025 14479 98.75 0.2000 33447.00
USDINR17JAN67.7500PE 27JAN2017 0.0725 50.00 0.0725 0.0750 1270.00 0.0025 24265 164.61 0.0900 13984.00
USDINR17JAN66.5000PE 27JAN2017 0.0025 150.00 0.0025 0.0050 50.00 0.0025 300 1.99 0.0000 811.00
USDINR17JAN67.0000PE 27JAN2017 0.0075 3150.00 0.0050 0.0075 3.00 0.0025 82621 553.64 0.0100 7094.00
USDINR17JAN67.2500PE 27JAN2017 0.0150 950.00 0.0125 0.0150 199.00 0.0025 128694 865.69 0.0200 10182.00
USDINR17JAN67.5000PE 27JAN2017 0.0300 1149.00 0.0300 0.0325 300.00 0.0025 48229 325.75 0.0400 50638.00
USDINR17JAN67.7500CE 27JAN2017 0.4075 133.00 0.4100 0.4150 100.00 0.0050 3286 22.38 0.3600 5502.00
USDINR17JAN68.0000CE 27JAN2017 0.2525 165.00 0.2500 0.2525 150.00 0.0025 17338 118.28 0.2200 36859.00
USDINR17JAN68.2500CE 27JAN2017 0.1425 100.00 0.1375 0.1425 627.00 0.0050 6618 45.24 0.1200 11702.00
USDINR17JAN68.5000CE 27JAN2017 0.0800 87.00 0.0800 0.0825 1100.00 0.0025 59802 410.04 0.0700 101572.00
USDINR17JAN68.7500CE 27JAN2017 0.0450 577.00 0.0425 0.0450 200.00 0.0025 24118 165.90 0.0400 20071.00
USDINR17JAN69.2500CE 27JAN2017 0.0125 1200.00 0.0100 0.0150 795.00 0.0050 2380 16.48 0.0100 5803.00
USDINR17JAN69.5000CE 27JAN2017 0.0025 270.00 0.0050 0.0100 309.00 0.0050 2616 18.18 0.0100 17166.00
USDINR17JAN69.7500CE 27JAN2017 0.0025 68.00 0.0275 0.0350 116.00 0.0075 0 0.00 0.0100 1107.00
USDINR17JAN70.0000CE 27JAN2017 0.0050 6395.00 0.0025 0.0100 270.00 0.0075 552 3.86 0.0000 5433.00
USDINR17JAN70.5000CE 27JAN2017 0.0025 120.00 0.0000 0.0075 2270.00 0.0075 0 0.00 0.0100 1120.00
USDINR17JAN71.0000CE 27JAN2017 0.0025 200.00 0.0025 0.0075 270.00 0.0050 167 1.18 0.0000 301.00
USDINR17JAN67.5000CE 27JAN2017 0.6150 120.00 0.6175 0.6250 586.00 0.0075 1944 13.22 0.5500 13305.00
USDINR17JAN67.2500CE 27JAN2017 0.8075 100.00 0.8500 0.8575 100.00 0.0075 100 68.05 0.8100 833.00
USDINR17JAN66.5000CE 27JAN2017 1.4900 5.00 1.0200 1.6000 50.00 0.5800 1400 9.51 1.4700 988.00
USDINR17JAN67.0000CE 27JAN2017 1.0225 150.00 1.0900 1.1025 3.00 0.0125 811 5.51 1.0300 1675.00
USDINR17JAN69.0000CE 27JAN2017 0.0275 227.00 0.0275 0.0300 5114.00 0.0025 78197 539.76 0.0300 61185.00
USDINR17FEB69.0000PE 23FEB2017 0.8875 20.00 0.8500 0.8650 20.00 0.0150 261 1.82 0.9400 4737.00
USDINR17FEB68.0000PE 23FEB2017 0.2775 480.00 0.2550 0.2650 200.00 0.0100 2936 20.05 0.2900 67128.00
USDINR17FEB68.5000PE 23FEB2017 0.5325 100.00 0.5075 0.5175 148.00 0.0100 259 1.78 0.5500 6670.00
USDINR17FEB67.2500PE 23FEB2017 0.0675 100.00 0.0600 0.0650 100.00 0.0050 300 2.01 0.0700 350.00
USDINR17FEB67.5000PE 23FEB2017 0.1100 230.00 0.1000 0.1075 100.00 0.0075 1323 8.94 0.1200 2761.00
USDINR17FEB67.7500PE 23FEB2017 0.1650 100.00 0.1650 0.1725 400.00 0.0075 1289 8.75 0.1700 3926.00
USDINR17FEB68.2500PE 23FEB2017 0.4150 558.00 0.3675 0.3775 100.00 0.0100 186 1.27 0.4100 5000.00
USDINR17FEB68.0000CE 23FEB2017 0.5875 100.00 0.5875 0.5975 100.00 0.0100 408 2.79 0.5600 8657.00
USDINR17FEB69.5000CE 23FEB2017 0.1075 102.00 0.1050 0.1100 107.00 0.0050 5328 37.08 0.1000 38102.00
USDINR17FEB68.2500CE 23FEB2017 0.4600 100.00 0.4550 0.4650 100.00 0.0100 1139 7.82 0.4600 4524.00
USDINR17FEB68.5000CE 23FEB2017 0.3425 226.00 0.3425 0.3525 200.00 0.0100 232 1.59 0.3100 3411.00
USDINR17FEB68.7500CE 23FEB2017 0.2375 100.00 0.2550 0.2650 400.00 0.0100 1500 10.34 0.2300 2612.00
USDINR17FEB69.0000CE 23FEB2017 0.1825 100.00 0.1925 0.1975 200.00 0.0050 9293 64.28 0.1800 114619.00
USDINR17FEB69.2500CE 23FEB2017 0.1375 100.00 0.1400 0.1475 300.00 0.0075 400 2.77 0.1300 1288.00
USDINR17FEB69.7500CE 23FEB2017 0.0750 300.00 0.0725 0.0825 48.00 0.0100 252 1.75 0.0700 1507.00
USDINR17FEB70.0000CE 23FEB2017 0.0650 20.00 0.0525 0.0725 20.00 0.0200 1176 8.24 0.0700 3276.00
USDINR17FEB67.0000CE 23FEB2017 1.5150 1.00 1.2025 1.6525 1.00 0.4500 100 0.69 2.2500 0.00
USDINR17MAR69.5000CE 29MAR2017 0.2600 500.00 0.2525 0.2850 1000.00 0.0325 4048 28.23 0.2500 11124.00
USDINR17MAR69.2500CE 29MAR2017 0.3050 200.00 0.3175 0.3500 200.00 0.0325 1800 12.52 0.3100 1800.00
USDINR17MAR69.0000CE 29MAR2017 0.4200 2500.00 0.3950 0.4200 1.00 0.0250 9501 65.92 0.3900 16505.00
USDINR17MAR68.5000CE 29MAR2017 0.6300 500.00 0.6025 0.6450 500.00 0.0425 1000 6.91 0.6300 1550.00
USDINR17MAR68.0000PE 29MAR2017 0.3200 500.00 0.2975 0.3250 500.00 0.0275 1000 6.83 0.3200 1102.00
USDINR17MAR71.0000CE 29MAR2017 0.0175 200.00 0.0850 0.5100 800.00 0.4250 500 3.55 0.1000 380.00
USDINR17MAR70.0000CE 29MAR2017 0.0975 500.00 0.0000 0.0000 500.00 0.0000 0 0.00 0.3200 1360.00

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What is currency trading?
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"While trade is international, currencies are national. As international transactions are settled in global currencies, usually they are brought/sold for one another and this constitutes 'currency trading'."

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What are the factors that affect the exchange rate of a currency?
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"A country’s currency exchange rate is typically affected by the supply and demand for the country’s currency in the international foreign exchange market. The demand and supply dynamics is principally influenced by factors like interest rates, inflation, trade balance and economic & political scenarios in the country. The level of confidence in the economy of a particular country also influences the currency of that country."

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How and why does the demand and supply of a currency increase and decrease?
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There are several reasons. A rise in export earnings of a country increases foreign exchange supply. A rise in imports increases demand. These are the objective reasons, but there are many subjective reasons too. Some of the subjective reasons are: directional viewpoints of market participants, expectations of national economic performance, confidence in a country’s economy and so on.

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What is a currency futures contract?
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"A currency futures contract is a standardized version of a forward contract that is traded on a regulated exchange. It is an agreement to buy or sell a specified quantity of an underlying currency on a specified date in future at a specified rate (e.g., USD 1 = INR 46.00). (Note: USD is abbreviation for the US Dollar, and INR for the Indian Rupee)."

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A country's currency exchange rate is typically affected by the supply and demand for the country’s currency in the international foreign exchange market.

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The demand and supply dynamics for a currency is principally influenced by factors like interest rates, inflation, trade balance and economic & political scenarios in the country. The level of confidence in the economy of a particular country also influences the currency of that country.

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In an exchange-traded scenario where the market lot is fixed at a much lesser size than the OTC market, equitable opportunity is provided to all classes of investors whether large or small to participate in the futures market.

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Any resident Indian or company including Banks and financial institutions can participate in the futures market. However, at present, Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) and Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) are not permitted to participate in currency futures market.

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If you are an importer, you can buy futures to "lock in" a price for your purchase of actual foreign currency at a future date. You thus avoid exchange rate risk that you would otherwise have faced.

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If you are an exporter, you can sell currency futures on the exchange platform and "lock in" a sale price at a future date. You thus avoid exchange rate risk that you would otherwise have faced.

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The contract size of the USDINR futures contract is USD 1,000, EURINR future contract is EURO 1,000, GBPINR future contract is GBP 1,000 and JPYINR future contract is YEN 1,00,000. The contracts shall have a maximum maturity of twelve months. All monthly maturities from 1 to 12 months are available.

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Currency futures contracts are settled in cash in Indian Rupees.

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Trading in currency futures is on all working days from Monday to Friday and is between 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.

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