Rupee Rises by 17 paise to 82.17 Against US Dollar

MUMBAI: The Indian Rupee appreciated by 17 paise to 82.17 against the US dollar on Friday. The foresx market on Thursday was closed on account of Ram Navami.

At the interbank foreign exchange market, the domestic unit opened strong at 82.12 and touched an intra-day high of 82.09 and a low of 82.26 against the greenback. The local unit quoted at 82.17 at 1530 hrs, registering a gain of 17 paise over its previous close of 82.34.

The dollar index, which gauges the greenback’s strength against a basket of six currencies, gained 0.25 per cent to 102.08 ahead of the release of the US inflation data later in the day. Global oil benchmark Brent crude futures fell 0.24 per cent to USD 79.08 per barrel.

Meanwhile, Gold prices climbed Rs 380 to Rs 59,680 per 10 grams. Silver, however, declined by Rs 280 to Rs 71,300 per kg. 

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