Weakening of dollar index aiding FII inflows

The US Dollar Index (DXY) has slipped below $100 for the first time after April 2022. When the Dollar Index falls, the Indian rupee appreciates and the dollar weakens, which is leading to increase in fund flows from FIIs and FPIs, SBI Securities said in a report.

Rupee touches a historic low of 83.18 against the dollar

The rupee touched a historic low of 83.18 against the dollar briefly during intraday trading, before it closed at 82.74 on Wednesday. However, the rupee's close of 82.74 was lower than Tuesday's close of 82.45 against the dollar.

Economic Outlook

The International Monetary Fund report titled ‘World Economic Outlook 2022: Countering the Cost-of-Living Crisis,’ released in October 2022, warns all countries, including India, of an impending economic downturn.