The rupee rose by 29 paise to shut at 74.07 (provisional) in opposition to the US greenback on Thursday, extending positive aspects for the fourth straight session amid a constructive development in home equities. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the native unit opened at 74.20 in opposition to the dollar and witnessed an intra-day excessive of 73.94 and a low of 74.23.
It lastly ended at 74.07 in opposition to the (*29*) foreign money, registering an increase of 29 paise over its earlier closing. On Wednesday, the rupee had settled at 74.36. This is the fourth straight session of achieve for the rupee, throughout which it has appreciated by 94 paise.
Meanwhile, the greenback index, which gauges the dollar’s power in opposition to a basket of six currencies, rose 0.09 per cent to 90.69. Brent crude futures, the worldwide oil benchmark, rose 1.07 per cent to USD 67.99 per barrel.
On the home fairness market entrance, the BSE Sensex ended 32.10 factors or 0.06 per cent larger at 49,765.94, whereas the broader NSE Nifty superior 30.35 factors or 0.20 per cent to 14,894.90. Foreign institutional traders had been internet patrons within the capital market as they bought shares price Rs 766.02 crore on Wednesday, in accordance to change knowledge.
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