Rupee Rises by 15 Paise to Settle at 82.16

MUMBAI: The Indian currency appreciated 15 paise to settle at 82.16 (provisional) against the US dollar on Tuesday.

At the interbank foreign exchange market, the domestic unit opened at 82.20 against the greenback and finally closed at 82.16 (provisional) against the American currency. During the session, the rupee touched a high of 82.16 and a low of 82.28 against the Dollar.

The dollar index, which gauges the greenback’s strength against a basket of six currencies, fell 0.26 percent to 102.59. Global oil benchmark Brent crude futures declined 0.42 percent to USD 77.79 per barrel.

Meanwhile, Gold prices dropped by Rs 230 to Rs 58,750 per 10 grams. Silver also declined by Rs 380 to Rs 69,700 per kg.

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