Rupee slips 22 paise to 71.40 against US dollar

PTI Mumbai | Updated on February 07, 2020 Published on February 07, 2020

The rupee declined by 22 paise to settle at 71.40 against the US dollar on Friday amid selling in domestic equities and strengthening of the American currency overseas.

At the interbank foreign exchange market, the local currency opened on a weak note at 71.26.

During the day, the local unit lost further ground and touched a low of 71.49, before finally settling for the day at 71.40 against the US dollar, down 22 paise over its previous close.

The domestic unit had settled at 71.18 on Thursday.

On a weekly basis, the rupee has lost 8 paise.

Published on February 07, 2020
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