On June 17, the rupee had settled at 74.08 from the U.S. greenback.
The Indian rupee slumped 15 paise to 74.23 against the U.S. greenback in opening trade on June 18 as the U.S. dollar extended gains, a day following the U.S. Federal Reserve shocked markets with its hawkish statement.
Foreign exchange traders claimed muted domestic equities also weighed on trader sentiments.
At the interbank international trade, the rupee opened decreased at 74.10 in opposition to the dollar and missing further floor to touch 74.23, registering a drop of 15 paise above its past near.
On June 17, the rupee had settled at 74.08 against the U.S. dollar.
The rupee commenced on a weaker observe this Friday from the greenback as the U.S. greenback prolonged gains a working day right after the Fed’s hawkish assertion, Reliance Securities explained in a investigate notice.
Even further, Asian currencies have began flat to weaker towards the dollar this morning and will weigh on sentiments, the be aware reported introducing the Reserve Financial institution of India could be current to control volatility in the marketplaces.
In the meantime, the dollar index, which gauges the greenback’s strength towards a basket of 6 currencies, was buying and selling marginally lessen at 91.87 down .02%.
Worldwide oil benchmark Brent crude futures fell .77% to $72.52 per barrel.
On the domestic fairness marketplace front, BSE Sensex was buying and selling 185.96 details or .36% decrease at 52,137.37, even though the broader NSE Nifty declined 71.25 factors or .45% to 15,620.15.
International institutional buyers ended up internet sellers in the money industry on June 17 as they offloaded shares value ₹879.73 crore, as for each exchange knowledge.