Currency Explained: Why is dollar index rising and how will it impact India's stock market Updated : September 25, 2020 03:40 PM IST In times of global economic uncertainty, the safe-haven status of US dollar has encouraged investors to park their money in the greenback. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.