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Abha managers, 25 in total, can make as much as 12,000 rupees a month—about the equivalent of a bus or van driver in Delhi.
India’s rupee gained 0.7% against the dollar on the day of its rate cut.
Drivers can now command nearly 40,000 rupees ($610) a month, a decent white-collar wage—and not far from double the level of trucker pay just three years ago.
Buses cost just 10 to 20 rupees a ride, or about 10 to 20 cents, while hailing a ride through an app could cost $1.50 or more, depending on distance and demand.
For example, wild currency fluctuations relative to the U.S. dollar, such as changes in the rupee in India, make calculating the return on investment even more difficult for investors.
The glare of this spotlight may hamper Governor Urjit Patel’s freedom to curb sharp gains in the rupee.
Between September 2010 and June 2011, 1.62 million flood victim families received 20,000 Pakistan rupees, or about $213 — the first of three equal annual payments.
Some offer tours for a couple of hundred rupees, about $3.
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Origin and Etymology of rupee
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: the basic unit of money in some Asian countries including India and Pakistan
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