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Time to get used to a weak rupee

July 22, 2013

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The fall of the rupee has become politically embarrassing. When the rupee crossed 60 to the dollar, the government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) thought it was time to act. The RBI tried to suppress speculation that had exaggerated the rupeeā€™s fall and the government sought to increase foreign resources to fund the current account deficit (CAD).

Foreign borrowing or foreign investment?

June 27, 2012

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Where will the rupee finally rest?

June 6, 2012

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