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Prototype Of First US Dollar Coin Auctioned For Whopping $840,000

A prototype of US' first dollar coin has fetched $840,000 in an auction. Known as a 'pattern', the 1794 copper coin exhibits the Liberty's portrait while displaying an eagle on a rock on the flip side. Interestingly, the coin is considered to be a "one-of-a kind" prototype as it misses the engraved stars. Earlier owned by businessman Bob Simpson, the coin's auction price was expected in the range of $350,000-$500,000.

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 - 06:15 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: US Dollar, Pattern coin, prototype of first US coin, United States, Dollar, 1794

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Representational photo: Indian Rupee, US Dollar

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Rupee Closes At 74.47 Against Dollar; Biggest One-Day Fall In 20-Months

The Indian rupee saw a decline of 105 paise against one US dollar, on April 7 markets shuts at 74.47 making it the biggest fall in last 20-months. However, the RBI's status quo on repo rate remains firm. According to a Research analyst Saif Mukadam, the depreciation is fuelled due to new lockdown restrictions. Besides, the Central government claims that the economic growth remains uncertain due to lockdown.

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 08:19 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Indian Currency, Rupee, Dollar, Covid-19 Lockdown, RBI, repo rate

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Indian Currency Notes

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Indian Rupee Only Flourishing Asian Currency In March Month

Indian rupee has emerged as the only thriving Asian currency in the month of March, owing to foreign investments attracted by share-sale offers. Reportedly, $2.4-billion worth international acquisitions of local stocks and an array of initial public offerings improved rupee's stature by 1.3% this month. Public companies raising $1 billion-plus loans and the RBI allowing the currency appreciation have also been driving factors. However,… read-more

Fri, 19 Mar 2021 - 03:32 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Rupee, Asian currency, risk assets, IPO, Dollar, RBI

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Rupee surges against Dollar

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Rupee Touches Highest Mark In Four Months: Up By 28 Paise Against Dollar

The Indian currency on January 4 surged at a four-month high against the US dollar, opening at 72.84 from the last close of 73.12. Experts opined that the positive increment has resulted after Indian government approved two COVID-19 vaccines. Citing the record-high GST collections in December 2020, the IFA Global CEO Abhishek Goenka said the domestic consumption is recovering and also expected a further rise in rupee in the future.

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 - 12:21 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Rupee, Dollar, USA, India, Covid Vaccine, Covid-19

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