The depreciation of the Sri Lankan rupee since 1968
These were the Sri Lanka Rupee exchange rates in 1968.
What is the story this comparison is describing? The purchasing power of the rupee has depreciated so much against the comparative currencies of Australia, UK and USA that can only be blamed on political, financial and economic mismanagement of successive governments. It would be interesting to graph the annual freefall and see how it accelerates downhill in the last two decades or so. Concurrently, personal wealth of the wealthiest 1000 people in the country have exponentially expanded into unbelievable heights. At what criminal cost?