Rupee surges 30 paise, rises to 2-week high at 63.74

PTI | | Updated on: Dec 06, 2021


Extending its gains for the second straight day, the rupee surged by 30 paise on Tuesday against the American currency to hit a two-week high at 63.74 on selling of the greenback by banks and exporters on the back of lower dollar in the overseas market.

Fresh foreign capital inflows into equity market also boosted the rupee value against the dollar, a forex dealer said. They bought shares worth Rs 350.41 crore yesterday as per the provisional figure issued by stock exchanges.

The rupee resumed lower at 64.09 per dollar as against the yesterday’s closing level of 64.04 at the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) Market on initial dollar demand from banks on the back of overnight gains in the US market.

However, it recovered immediately to end at 63.74, showing a gain of 30 paise or 0.47 per cent.

It has gained by 39 paise or 0.61 per cent in two days.

The domestic unit moved in a range of 64.10 and 63.74 per dollar during the day.

The dollar index was down by 0.15 per cent against a basket of six currencies in the late afternoon trade.

Published on August 04, 2015
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