Indian rupee unlikely to hit weak summer streak: Kotak Securities

Updated: Dec 19 2013, 23:06pm hrs
Indian rupeeUS Fed?s decision to taper 10 billion has led to weakness in the emerging markets currencies, including Indian rupee. Reuters
Indian rupee weakened towards 62.48 on spot on the back of broad based weakness amongst the Asian and emerging market currencies against the US Dollar.

US Feds decision to taper 10 billion has led to weakness in the emerging markets currencies.

However, a year-end coupled with improved current account outlook and active intervention from the central bank means that Indian rupee might not weaken the way it did in summer.

We expect Indian rupee in a range of 61.00 to 64.00 and this should play out over the medium-term, with markets within 61.70/63.30 range for most of that time.

By Anindya Banerjee, currency analyst, Kotak Securities

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