Other things remaining the same, when in a country the market price of the foreign currency falls, national income is likely (Choose the correct alternative)
a. to rise
b. to fall
c. to rise or to fall
d. to remain unaffected
Currency appreciation takes place when there is a decrease in the price of a foreign currency in terms of the domestic currency. Here, less rupees are required to buy one dollar, i.e. the value of domestic currency becomes more valuable in relation to a foreign currency. So, the quantum of imports will increase and the exports will decrease, and thereby it leads to a decrease in national income.
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