Pakistani Rupee

Pakistani Rupee

Pakistani Rupee overview

The Pakistani rupee (Urdu: روپیہ‬‎ / ALA-LC: Rūpiyah; sign: ₨; code: PKR) is the currency of Pakistan. The issuance of the currency is controlled by the State Bank of Pakistan, the central bank of the country. The most commonly used symbol for the rupee is Rs, used on receipts when purchasing goods and services. In Pakistan, the rupee is also spelled as "rupees", "rupaya" or "rupaye". As standard in Pakistani English, large values of rupees are counted in terms of thousands; lakh (100,000); crore (10 million); arab (1 billion); kharab (100 billion).

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Pakistani Rupee news

PKR strengthens, PSX gains as Saudis come to Pakistan’s aid
PKR strengthens, PSX gains as Saudis come to Pakistan’s aid

The Pakistani rupee regained strength sharply against the US dollar on Wednesday, as the greenback lost Rs1.92 against Pakistani rupee in

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IMF: Pakistan Submits Request for Emergency Lending

Prime Minister Kahn says the country needs $12 billion in short term help

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FX reserves diminished by $98mn

Foreign exchange reserves held by the central bank continues to show downward trend for the 11th consecutive week as they knock down 1.26 per cent on a weekly basis,

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How Many Chinese Yuans Do We Need Anyway?
How Many Chinese Yuans Do We Need Anyway?

Every few months there is chatter regarding how Pakistan and China can trade with each other in either Yuan (CNY), or Pakistani Rupee (PKR), while ditching the U.S. Dollar in the process. Recent visit

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Pakistan opposition takes prime minister to task over IMF deal

KARACHI, Pakistan: Questioning the government’s lack of perspicacity to avoid “painful economic decisions,” Pakistan’s opposition said on Monday that it was shocked at Prime Minister Imran Khan’s inability to avert a crisis, if any.   “We have serious questions about this kind of strategy, where just the daily dithering has not just paralyzed the economy and precipitously

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Recent plunge of PKR irks Pakistani expats
Recent plunge of PKR irks Pakistani expats

The latest depreciation of Pakistani rupee against dollar has irked not only the local populace but has sent shock waves among the expatriates as well. “We

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