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Rupee falls 28 paise to 81.70 in opposition to US greenback

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(PTI) The rupee fell 28 paise to shut as 81.70 (provisional) in opposition to the US greenback on Tuesday as unabated overseas fund outflow hit market sentiments.

However, a weak greenback and fall in crude costs capped the losses within the native foreign money, foreign exchange merchants mentioned.

At the interbank overseas change market, the rupee opened decrease at 81.61 to a greenback in opposition to the earlier shut of 81.42. The native unit moved in a variety of 81.43 to 81.76 throughout the day.

On Monday, the rupee had declined by 25 paise to shut at 81.42 in opposition to the US greenback.

Meanwhile, the US greenback index, which gauges the dollar’s energy in opposition to a basket of six currencies, declined 0.01 per cent to 102.15 amid issues over US financial development.

The Brent crude was buying and selling 0.41 per cent decrease at USD 87.83 per barrel.

On the home fairness market entrance, the 30-share BSE Sensex ended nearly flat at 60,978.75, up 37.08 factors or 0.06 per cent. The broader NSE Nifty inched up 0.25 factors to18,118.30.

Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) have been internet sellers within the capital market on Monday as they bought shares price ₹219.87 crore, in response to change information.


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