1. Indian rupee falls 31 paise against US dollar at the Interbank Foreign Exchange

Indian rupee falls 31 paise against US dollar at the Interbank Foreign Exchange

The Indian rupee weakened by 31 paise to 62.64 against the US dollar today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on month-end demand for the...

By: | Mumbai | Published: March 26, 2015 10:09 AM
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The rupee had snapped its seven-day winning spree by slipping seven paise to close at 62.33 against the dollar in yesterday’s trade. AP

The Indian rupee weakened by 31 paise to 62.64 against the US dollar today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on month-end demand for the American currency from banks and importers.

Forex dealers attributed the fall in the rupee to increased demand for the dollar from importers and a lower opening of the domestic equity market but the Greenback’s weakness against other currencies overseas, capped the rupee’s losses.

The rupee had snapped its seven-day winning spree by slipping seven paise to close at 62.33 against the dollar in yesterday’s trade.

Meanwhile, the benchmark BSE Sensex slipped below the 28,000-level by falling 215.03 points, or 0.76 per cent, to 27,896.80 in early trade today.

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