5 things that have become more expensive since the rupee dropped

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The rupee has plunged almost 10 per cent in the last one month and is now set to breach the 60 level against the dollar. Here are 5 things that have become more expensive since the rupee fall.

5 things that have gone up since the rupee dropped

If you travelled abroad a month ago and needed to carry 100 dollars, you would pay approx Rs 5,500. Now, you need to pay in excess of Rs 6,000 for 100 dollars. If you are holidaying abroad today, things have got more expensive because of the falling rupee.

5 things that have gone up since the rupee dropped

If you are planning to send children abroad to study, it has got at least 10 per cent more expensive in the last few weeks, because of the falling rupee. Two years back, if you spent $100,000 on your child's education, it would cost Rs 45 lakh, now the same $100,000 would cost you Rs 60 lakh.

5 things that have gone up since the rupee dropped

Oil companies have increased petrol prices already citing a falling rupee. They now plan to raise diesel prices, which means it could raise prices of foods and vegetables as well.

5 things that have gone up since the rupee dropped

There are reports that imported food items and luxury items would be hiked by 20 per cent, due to the falling rupee. Those consuming the imported food items may have to simply shell out more very soon.

5 things that have gone up since the rupee dropped

Gold would have been at least 10 per cent cheaper today then a month ago, had the rupee not fallen against the dollar. Today, we have to pay more for gold because of the falling rupee.

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Story first published: Monday, June 24, 2013, 8:34 [IST]
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