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Pak rupee gained 15 paisas against dollar on Monday to close at Rs138.85 compared with the last closing of Rs139.00 in inter-bank market, as demand and supply situation remained balanced.
The market sentiment was improved because of the successful visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who pledged $20 billion in investments.
The demand by the importers and corporate sector was offset by flow of remittances and export receipts. Rupee gained 40 paisas against dollar in the open market also.
Malik Bostan Khan, President Forex Association of Pakistan said the buying and selling of US dollar was recorded at Rs138.60/Rs139.10 as against last closing of Rs138.20/Rs138.70 in cash free market.