Gold prices & Pakistan rupee exchange rates on 16th October 2009

KARACHI: The rupee maintained stability versus the American currency in the interbank market, dealers said on Friday.

The dollar commenced the day’s trading at Rs 83.23 for buying, shed one paisa and closed at Rs 83.22 for buying and Rs 83.27 for selling. The rupee also recovered its strength against the euro. The euro initiated the day’s trading at Rs 124.31 for buying, depreciated and closed at Rs 123.99 for buying and Rs 124.19 for selling. Therefore, the rupee incurred a gain of 32 paisas.

However, the British currency gained major grounds against the rupee, as it started the day’s trading at Rs 134.74 for buying, appreciated and closed at Rs 136.08 for buying and Rs 136.28 for selling. Therefore, the rupee incurred a loss of Rs 1.34.

Open market: The dollar was unchanged against the rupee, dealers said. The American currency started the day’s trading at Rs 83.25 for buying, did not witness any change and closed at Rs 83.25 for buying and Rs 83.35 for selling. However, the euro lost strength against the rupee, as it started the day’s trading at Rs 123.95 for buying, depreciated and closed at Rs 123.70 for buying and Rs 124.20 for selling. Thus, the local currency recorded a gain of 25 paisas.

The British currency gained grounds versus the rupee, as it kicked off the day’s trading at Rs 134.30 for buying, appreciated and closed at Rs 135.20 for buying and Rs 135.70 for selling. Thus, the rupee incurred a loss of 90 paisas. DT

KARACHI, Oct 16 (APP): Treasury Management Division of National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) Friday issued the following Exchange rates:

                          Selling      Buying     Buying

                       TT & OD      TT Clean   OD/T.CHQ

U.S.A.                 83.25       83.05      82.87      

U.K.                  136.38      136.05     135.74      

EURO               124.38      124.09     123.81      

CANADA             80.80       80.60      80.39

SWITZERLAND   82.03       81.83      81.62

AUSTRALIA         77.00       76.81      76.61      

SWEDEN            11.98       11.95      11.92

JAPAN              0.9177      0.9155     0.9131

NORWAY           14.99       14.95      14.91 

SINGAPORE       59.94       59.80      59.64      

DENMARK          16.71       16.67      16.63

SAUDI ARABIA   22.20       22.14      22.09

HONG KONG      10.74       10.72      10.69

CHINA              12.20       12.17      12.14

KUWAIT          291.13      290.44     289.67      

MALAYSIA         24.76       24.70      24.64

NEWZEALAND   62.16       62.01      61.85

QATAR               22.86       22.81      22.75 

U.A.E.                22.67       22.61      22.55 

KR WON          0.0719      0.0718     0.0716

THAILAND          2.491       2.485      2.479

CONVERSION FOR FC DEPOSITS, DBC/FCBC, SPECIAL USD BOND & PROFITS THEREON (EXCLUDING FE-25 DEPOSITS)

US DOLLAR    POUND STERLING       EUR       JAPANESE YEN

  83.2300            134.7410         124.3123       0.9282

EXCHANGE RATES FOR CURRENCY NOTES

                    SELLING     BUYING   

U.S.A              84.08        82.04                         

S.ARABIA        22.42        21.87                        

U.K               137.74      134.39              

JAPAN           0.9269      0.9040     

EURO            125.63      122.57

U.A.E              22.89        20.97  

LIBOR FOR CALCULATING INTEREST ON SPECIAL US DOLLAR BONDS

                                     LIBOR          VALUE

6 Mths US Dollar          0.5931         16-10-2009         

INTEREST RATES ON OLD & INCREMENTAL F.C.Y DEPOSITS Rate % p.a.

USD       0.1000

GBP       0.1000

JPY        0.0000 

BILL BUYING RATES PER UNIT OF CURRENCY

30 DAYS  60 DAYS 90 DAYS 120 DAYS 150 DAYS 180 DAYS

USD L/C    82.69  82.33  81.97  81.58 81.18   80.76              

GBP L/C   135.37 134.76 134.12 133.47 132.80  132.12 

EUR L/C   123.48 122.90 122.29 121.66 121.02  120.35  

Bullion rates in Rupees per 10 grams

on October 16, 2009

KARACHI
Gold Tezabi (24-ct)

Rs 28,371

Silver Tezabi (24-ct)

Rs 428.57

NOTE: Rates from Lahore, Multan and Hyderabad bullion markets observed weekly holiday on Friday.—APP

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