USD/INR- The Indian Currency is recovering slowly from the previous month losses. Today, Indian Rupee gains for two consecutive weeks after falling the past few days. Accordingly, it settled at 74.16 on 05 August. The Indian rupee traded between 74.086 and 74.299 today. On the other hand, the dollar index decreased again after experiencing a marginal rise last week. Accordingly, its value fell and settled at 92.13 as of 05:05 PM EDT Thursday.
USD/ INR: Oil Prices
The US WTI crude oil prices are highly volatile. Furthermore, with the ongoing oil demand concern and the growing coronavirus pandemic, it is highly uncertain. Also, recent studies predict that the oil demand will not reach the pre-crisis level until 2023. Further, studies and experts hint that carbon trade might take over and grow 10 times bigger than the global crude oil market. Accordingly, crude oil decreased by 0.37% at 5:10 PM on 05 August to trade at USD 68.40 per barrel globally. On the other hand, Brent Crude was set at USD 70.55 per barrel and traded at a rate of 0.24% lower.
USD/ INR- Gold Prices
Precious metal prices increased in India, they are highly volatile trying to regain their momentum. Accordingly, gold futures increased by 0.70% or 339.00 Rupees to settle at 48450.00 per 10 grams on the multi-commodity exchange. Conversely, Silver futures rose by 109.00 Rupees or 0.16% to settle at Rs. 67710.00. The resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic and the COVID-19 mutants kept precious metals’ prices on edge this year. In the international market, Spot Gold was trading at USD 1809 per ounce in New York. On the other hand, Silver traded at USD 25.34 per ounce.
USD/ INR- Sensex Today
The BSE Sensex rose and ended in the green on 05 August after falling last week. Accordingly, Sensex increased by 0.23% or 123 .07points. Thereby ending the session at 54492.84 at 4:10 PM IST Thursday. On the other hand, the NIFTY increased by 0.22% or 35.80 points and ended up at 16294.60.