GET Stock QuotesNews18 APP
News18 English
»
1-min read

Rupee Weakens 8 Paise Against Dollar in Early Trade

The rupee weakened by 8 paise to 65.44 against the US dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to appreciation of the American currency overseas.

Press Trust Of India

Updated:March 21, 2017, 9:50 AM IST
facebookTwittergoogleskypewhatsapp
Rupee Weakens 8 Paise Against Dollar in Early Trade
Image for representative purposes only

Mumbai: The rupee weakened by 8 paise to 65.44 against the US dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to appreciation of the American currency overseas.

Dealers attributed the rupee's fall to increased demand for the US currency from importers.

However, a higher opening in the domestic equity market capped the losses.

The rupee had closed yesterday at a fresh 16-month high of 65.36 against the greenback in the face of dollar unwinding from exporters and banks.

Meanwhile, the benchmark Sensex recovered by 56.92 points, or 0.19 percent, to 29,575.66 in early trade.

Also Watch

Read full article
Next Story
Next Story
facebookTwittergoogleskypewhatsapp
Most Active
Company Price Change %Gain
TCS 3,385.65 -23.00 -0.67
Reliance 970.05 +34.05 +3.64
Hindalco 236.75 -18.85 -7.37
Yes Bank 324.00 +10.95 +3.50
ICICI Prudentia 418.15 +29.75 +7.66
Company Price Change %Gain
Yes Bank 323.40 +10.35 +3.31
TCS 3,385.65 -29.55 -0.87
Hindalco 236.80 -18.95 -7.41
HDFC 1,855.00 +24.00 +1.31
Sundaram Fin 1,770.00 +60.70 +3.55
Top Gainers
Company Price Change %Gain
Reliance 970.05 +34.05 +3.64
Yes Bank 324.00 +10.95 +3.50
Bajaj Finserv 5,427.65 +133.65 +2.52
M&M 838.55 +14.25 +1.73
ICICI Bank 284.10 +4.70 +1.68
Company Price Change %Gain
Reliance 969.75 +34.60 +3.70
Yes Bank 323.40 +10.35 +3.31
M&M 838.45 +15.95 +1.94
Adani Ports 391.95 +6.70 +1.74
ICICI Bank 284.20 +4.65 +1.66
Top Losers
Company Price Change %Gain
Hindalco 236.75 -18.85 -7.37
Wipro 286.95 -10.40 -3.50
Infosys 1,154.50 -33.20 -2.80
Tech Mahindra 682.70 -19.30 -2.75
Vedanta 297.40 -7.65 -2.51
Company Price Change %Gain
Wipro 287.05 -9.80 -3.30
Infosys 1,153.90 -29.45 -2.49
Tata Steel 598.25 -7.45 -1.23
SBI 240.60 -2.10 -0.87
TCS 3,385.65 -29.55 -0.87