May 022009
 

Following is the chart of rupee exchange rates against US dollar. It is interesting to see that between 2001 and 2007, the exchange rate remained almost the same but with the start of rise in oil prices and lawyers movement in Pakistan, the rupee totally collapsed.

 

In my personnel opinion, the major contributory factor in damaging the Pakistan economy is the lawyer’s movement otherwise, we would have managed to cope with the high oil prices and world economic crisis.

In coming days and months, a lot of money inflow is expected but I am afraid, the financial mismanagement will eat up all those resources as well.

Year wise exchange rate vs dollar starting from 1948

YearPak RupeesYearPak Rupees
19728.6814
19483.308519739.9942
19493.308519749.9000
19503.308519759.9000
19513.308519769.9000
19523.308519779.9000
19533.308519789.9000
19543.308519799.9000
19553.914119809.9000
19564.761919819.9000
19574.7619198211.8475
19584.7619198313.1170
19594.7619198414.0463
19604.7619198515.9284
19614.7619198616.6475
19624.7619198717.3988
19634.7619198818.0033
19644.7619198920.5415
19654.7619199021.7074
19664.7619199123.8008
19674.7619199225.0828
19684.7619199328.1072
19694.7619199430.5666
19704.7619199531.6427
19714.761199636.0787
199741.1115
199845.0467
Date/yearCurrencySelling TT & ODBuying TT ClearBuying OD/T.CHQ
30-Jun-1999US$51.951.451.3703
29-May-2000US$51.951.451.3747
30-May-2001US$63.56362.88
30-May-2002US$60.56059.92
30-May-2003US$57.7557.5557.47
29-May-2004US$57.857.657.52
30-May-2005US$59.759.559.39
30-May-2006US$60.460.260.07
30-May-2007US$60.8360.6360.46
30-May-2008US$6766.866.62
30-Apr-2009US$80.4580.2580.07

Monthly Chart from May 2008

CountryCurrencySelling TT & ODBuying TT ClearBuying OD/T.CHQ
9-May-08US$67.567.367.12
9-Jun-08US$67.4567.2567.07
9-Jul-08US$71.27170.81
9-Augl-08US$72.472.272.04
9-Sep-08US$76.27675.83
9-Oct-08US$79.4579.2578.91
10-Nov08US$81.180.980.66
11-Dec–08US$78.778.578.28
9-Jan–09US$7978.878.6
9-Feb-09US$79.479.278.99
9-Mar-09US$80.680.480.22
9-Apr-09US$80.580.380.12
9-May-09US$80.3580.1579.97
4-Jun-09US$80.680.480.22
9-July-09US$81.581.381.12
8-Aug-09US$82.382.181.92
8-Sep-09US$83.182.982.72
8-Oct-09US$83.28382.82
10-Nov-09US$83.683.483.22
8-Dec-09US$84.183.983.72
8-Jan-10US$84.8584.6584.47
8-Feb-10US$8584.884.62
8-Mar-10US$84.7584.5584.37
8-Apr-10US$83.683.483.22
7-May-10US$84.2584.0583.87
8-Jun-10US$85.4585.2585.06
8-Jul-10US$85.785.585.31
9-Aug-10US$85.985.785.51
8-Sep-10US$85.9585.7585.56
8-Oct-10US$85.8585.6585.47
8-Nov-10US$85.5585.3585.17
8-Dec-10US$85.7585.5585.37
8-Jan-11US$85.8085.6085.52

 

 

10-Feb-11US$85.2585.0584.87
10-Mar-11US$85.385.184.85
09-Apr-11US$85.184.984.68
10-May-11US$84.8584.6584.43
10-June-11US$85.785.585.28
01-Jul-11US$85.9585.7585.53
01-Aug-11US$86.686.486.18
06-Sep-11US$87.587.387.04
02-Oct-11US$87.387.186.84
02-Nov-11US$86.286.085.78
02-Dec-11US$88.688.488.17

 

6-Jan-12US$90.390.189.87
9-Feb-12US$ 90.5 90.3 90.07
12-Mar-12US$ 90.7 90.5 90.31
09-Apr-12US$ 90.75 90.55 90.36
07-May-12US$ 90.7 90.5 90.31
12-June-12US$ 94.2 94 93.8
13-Jul-12US$ 94.3 94.1 93.0
01-Aug-12US$ 94.73 94.68 94.48
06-Sep-12US$ 94.65 94.45 94.25
02-Oct-12US$ 94.80 94.60 94.40
02-Nov-12US$ 95.6 95.4 95.2
07-Dec-12US$ 96.5 96.3 96.09

 

18-Dec-12US$9897.897.59

 

18-Jan-13US$ 97.71 97.5 97.3
11-Feb-13US$ 97.9 97.7 97.49
28-Mar-13US$ 98.3 98.1 97.89
18-Apr-13US$ 98.398.197.89
07-JUN-13US$ 98.25 98.05 97.85
18-Jul-13US$ 100.75 100.55 100.34
27-Jul-13US$ 101.43 101.38 101.25
07-Aug-13US$ 102.31 102.26 102.02
04-Sep-13US$ 104.60 104.40 104.19
24-Sep-13US$ 105.90 105.80 105.48
13-Nov-13US$ 107.2 107 106.82
09-Dec-13US$ 106.3 108.1 107.88

 

7-Mar-14US$103.4103.2102.99

 

12-Mar-14US$ 99.30 99.10 98.90
13-Mar-14US$ 98.00 97.80 97.60
27-Mar-14US$ 97.90 97.70 97.50
3-May-14US$ 98.20 98.00 97.84
13-JUN-14US$ 98.3 98.1 97.9
23-Aug-14US$ 101.50 101.25 100.9
 10-Sep-14US$ 101.70 101.5 101.29
 12-Sep-14US$ 102.20 102.00 101.79
 31-Oct-14US$ 103.00 102.80 102.60
 5-Jun-15US$ 101.8 101.6 101.39
 25-Aug-15US$ 104.1 103.9 103.69
 20-Nov-15US$ 105.20 105.00 104.80
4-Jul-16US$ 104.5 104.3 104.09
 17-Sep-16US$ 104.4 104.2 103.99
 1-Dec-16US$ 104.60 104.40 104.19
 17-Feb-17US$ 104.60 104.40 104.19
 5-Jul-17US$ 104.80 104.60 104.39
 6-Jul-17US$ 107.40 107.20 106.98
 7-Jul-17US$ 105.60 105.40 105.18
 28-Jul-17US$ 105.50 105.30 105.08
 22-Sep-17US$ 105.50 105.30 105.08
 13-Oct-17US$ 105.55 105.35 105.13
 10-Nov-17US$ 105.55 105.35 105.13
 12-Dec-17US$ 108.20 108.00 107.7
14-Dec-17US$110.00109.80109.50
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