The rupee rose by 29 paise to shut at 74.07 (provisional) towards the US greenback on Thursday, extending good points for the fourth straight session amid a optimistic development in home equities. On the interbank foreign exchange market, the native unit opened at 74.20 towards the buck and witnessed an intra-day excessive of 73.94 and a low of 74.23.
It lastly ended at 74.07 towards the American forex, registering an increase of 29 paise over its earlier closing. On Wednesday, the rupee had settled at 74.36. That is the fourth straight session of acquire for the rupee, throughout which it has appreciated by 94 paise.
In the meantime, the greenback index, which gauges the buck’s power towards 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 greater at 49,765.94, whereas the broader NSE Nifty superior 30.35 factors or 0.20 per cent to 14,894.90. International institutional traders had been web patrons within the capital market as they bought shares price Rs 766.02 crore on Wednesday, in keeping with trade knowledge.