Rupee Rises by 6 Pasie Against USD
MUMBAI: The Indian Rupee on Tuesday, plummeted by 6 paise to close at 82.70 against a fatigued US Dollar.
At the interbank foreign exchange market, the domestic currency opened strong at 82.68 and touched an intra-day high of 82.62 and a low of 82.80 against the greenback.
It finally settled at 82.70, up 6 paise over its previous close of 82.76.Meanwhile, the dollar index, which gauges the greenback’s strength against a basket of six currencies, slipped 0.08 per cent to 103.54.
Global oil benchmark Brent crude futures rose 1.69 percent to USD 82.36 per barrel.
Gold in the national capital jumped by Rs 128 after registering a continuous fall for two days. Silver, however, declined by Rs 38 to Rs 67,975 per kg.