KATHMANDU: The value of the US Dollar (USD) has made a new contemporary record in Nepal with one USD trading for Nepali Rs 131.42 on Sunday.
The Central Bank, Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), fixed the buying rate for one USD at Rs 131.42 and the selling rate at Rs 132.02 today.
This means that Nepali nationals will have to spend Rs 132 and 02 paisa to buy one dollar.
This is the first time that the US dollar has become expensive in the Nepali market.
Similarly, one Euro is bought at 128 rupees 86 paisa and sold at 129 rupees 45 paisa.
The buying rate of one UK pound sterling today is 147 rupees 44 paisa and the selling rate is 148 rupees 11 paisa.
Similarly, the purchase price of one Australian dollar today is 84 rupees 44 paisa and the selling price is 84 rupees 82 paisa.