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Last Updated : May 16, 2016 09:30 AM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Rupee is likely to depreciate: Angel Broking

According to Angel Broking, Rupee is likely to depreciate owing to weak trend seen in the Asian markets after the disappointing release of important economic data sets from India and China.


Angel Broking's report on currencies


US DOLLAR INDEX

The Dollar Index traded higher by 0.5 percent in the last week as markets discounted the statement  made by Charles  Evans, president of the Chicago Fed. He said that America’s economic fundamentals were solid and growth this year should pick up to around 2.5 percent.However, there are some weak spots in capital spending hence continuation of wait and watch policy with respect to US interest rates would be appropriate.

He also said that a temporary overshoot in inflation  so as to lift consumer price growth up to the Fed's longer-term target of 2 percent and  raise overall inflation expectations from current low levels  is welcome. All the above statements  acted  as a positive factor for the greenback.

US Dollar Index made a weekly high of 94.85 and closed at 94.59 on Friday.


OUTLOOK

From the intra-day perspective, Rupee is likely to depreciate owing to weak trend  seen in the Asian markets after the disappointing release of important economic data sets from India and China.


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First Published on May 16, 2016 09:30 am
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