The US greenback continued to hit new peaks towards the rupee within the open-market, and was promoting for over 334 throughout buying and selling on Monday.
The Trade Firms Affiliation of Pakistan (ECAP), nevertheless, quoted charges at Rs329 and Rs326 throughout buying and selling.
Within the inter-bank market, the rupee was above the 305 stage towards the US greenback.
The forex has come underneath renewed stress towards the US greenback, particularly within the open market, after the federal government lifted import restrictions, a key situation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Financial analysts have urged the authorities to search out avenues to draw greenback inflows, as depletion of reserves is shortly eroding confidence on the native forex.
The international alternate reserves held by the nation’s central financial institution are hovering at $7.85 billion stage, as per knowledge launched final week.
In the meantime, some have highlighted that the IMF situation to take care of a forex hole of round 1.25% between the inter-bank and open-market is driving up charges within the latter.