Today's USD-INR commentary

With a current value of 64.082, today's USD-INR rate is less than the average value of 64.500 observed for the USD-INR exchange rate in the past 14 days. The difference between the lowest and highest value of the USD-INR mid-market rate during the past two weeks is relatively small, a sign of low volatility.


USD Profile

Name: US Dollar

Symbol: $

Minor Unit: 1/100 Cent

Central Bank: Federal Reserve Bank

Country(ies): United States, American Samoa

Rank in the most traded currencies: #1

INR Profile

Name: Indian Rupee

Symbol:

Minor Unit: 1/100 paisa

Central Bank: Reserve Bank of India

Country(ies): Bhutan, India, Nepal

Rank in the most traded currencies: #17




Key facts about USD-INR

The US Dollar is the most traded currency in the world, and Indian rupees are also among the 10 largest currencies in the world. Every day, around 2 billion USD are traded between the two currencies on the Forex Exchange Market.

The Dollar is of course the official currency of the United States, but is also used as official currency in 23 other countries. The US Central Bank, the Federal Reserve Bank (also called "The Fed"), is the official issuer of the US Dollar, while in India, the Reserve Bank of India has this responsibility. The rupees, also called Taaka or Rupayya, are also used in Bhutan and Nepal.

The two currencies have a very different inflation rate, as the Indian Rupee has a high inflation index at 4.90%, while the USD, a very stable currency which exist since 1792, is only at 0.10%.

In India, the frequently used coins include ₹1, ₹2, ₹5, ₹10 and the frequently used banknotes include ₹5, ₹10, ₹20, ₹50, ₹100, ₹500, ₹1000.