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US dollar touched a new record high of Rs 154 in the open market on Tuesday.

The dollar saw an increase of another Rs3 in the open market touching an all-time high of Rs 154.

In the interbank market, the rate increased to Rs 152 after a rise of Rs 2.35.

The rupee has continued to slide down against the greenback in recent weeks.

The dollar was recorded at Rs 150 on Friday, at Rs147 on Thursday and Rs144 on Wednesday, in the past week.

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With a consistent upward trend, the US dollar touched a new record high of Rs153 in the open market on Tuesday.

With an increase of Rs1.36, the rate increased to Rs153 in the open market.

The rupee has continued to slide down against the greenback in recent weeks. The dollar was recorded at Rs150 on Friday, at Rs147 on Thursday and Rs144 on Wednesday, in the past week.

It may be noted that the rupee went into free fall following three days when PM’s adviser on Finance Abdul Hafeez Sheikh announced.

The finalization of a three-year bailout with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for $6 billion.

A few days earlier, taking the notice of the devaluation of rupee against the US dollar, Prime Minister Imran Khan ordered to launch a crackdown against money changer companies selling dollar above market rate.

In the light of government’s directions, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has also launched a crackdown against dollar hoarders as well as those involved in Hawala Hundi business.

On Friday, the Dollar rate in Pakistan reached Rs149 in the interbank market and the Pakistani Rupee gained by Rs 2.48 in the interbank market before hitting a new high.

On Thursday, USD to PKR rate recorded Rs 148.5 in the interbank market. On Wednesday, the Dollar rate in Pakistan for the first time reached Rs 146.25 in the open market.

The raise was observed an agreement is finalized regarding the $6 billion IMF loan to Pakistan.

Currency Rate Today, 21 May 2019

Currency rate today in Pakistan is now updated. From a few days, currency rates in Pakistan are increasing as Dollar rate in Pakistan or USD to PKR is breaking all records.

Yesterday, it hit Rs 152 in the open market.

The buying and selling prices of different currencies are provided in the currency rate list.

Euro, Kuwaiti Dinar, Australian Dollar, UAE Dirham, Canadian Dollar, British Pound, US Dollar, Chinese Yuan, Saudi Riyal, and Indian Rupee rates are mentioned.

Currency  Rate in Pakistan

Currency Currency Name Buying Rate Selling Rate
EUR Euro 165 167.5
USD US Dollar 151.3 153.3
GBP British Pound 188.5 191.25
SAR Saudi Riyal 39.7 40.4
AED UAE Dirham 40.6 41.3
AUD Australian Dollar 102.5 104
KWD Kuwaiti Dinar 486 488.5
CAD Canadian Dollar 110 111.5
CNY Chinese Yuan 21.35 21.5
INR Indian Rupee 2.06 2.13

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