Forex

Rupee settles marginally higher at 75.59 against US dollar

PTI | Updated on June 10, 2020 Published on June 10, 2020

The rupee pared early gains to settle on a flat note at 75.59 (provisional) against the US dollar on Wednesday ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s monetary policy decision, even as domestic equities were trading on a positive note.

Forex traders said rupee traded in a range bound manner in the absence of any major trigger and market participants are eagerly awaiting Fed’s stance and their outlook on the US economy for further cues.

The rupee opened at 75.49 against the US dollar, but pared the gains to settle at 75.59 against the US dollar, up 2 paise over its previous close.

It had settled at 75.61 against the greenback on Tuesday.

During the four-hour trading session, the domestic unit saw an intra-day high of 75.42 and a low of 75.60.

“The USD/INR spot has continued to remain range bound as there was no major catalyst to react to. Now the market’s focus is on tonight Federal Open Market Committee stance and its outlook on the US economy,” said Rahul Gupta, Head of Research- Currency, Emkay Global Financial Services.

 

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Published on June 10, 2020
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