Currency Rupee at 5-month high: Here is what is driving the strength in the currency Updated : August 25, 2020 05:28 PM IST This strength in the local currency comes amid sustained foreign capital inflows into the Indian market and recent weakness in the safe-haven US dollar. The foreign portfolio investors have purchased over Rs 46,000 crore so far in the month of August, the highest since March 2019. 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.