ICICI Direct, The rupee tumbled to the lowest level in more than four months despite a decent recovery in equities•
April 08, 2021 / 09:13 AM IST
ICICI Direct’s currency report on USDINR
The rupee tumbled to the lowest level in more than four months despite a decent recovery in equities • The rupee fell around 1.2% to 74.55 per dollar, the weakest since mid November 2020. The central bank said on Wednesday it will buy Rs 1 trillion ($ 14 billion) of bonds in the secondary market this quarter, in addition to its existing liquidity operations.
Currency futures on NSE
The rupee plunged to a four month low due to primary liquidity infusion via bond and rising Covid-19 cases that have created uncertainty. This may imply tapered money growth, which suggests this will put depreciation pressure on the rupee • The dollar-rupee April contract on the NSE was at Rs 74.55 in the last session. The open interest increased 15% for the April series.
|US$ INR Apr futures contract (NSE)||View: Bullish on US$ INR|
|Buy US$ INR in the range of 74.55-74.60||Market Lot: US$ 1000|
|Target: 74.98/ 75.15||Stop Loss: 74.40|
|Support: 74.40/74.20||Resistance: 74.98/75.15|