Rupee down 12 paise to close at 74.52 against dollar
The rupee opened with a weak trend at 74.55 in the interbank foreign exchange market. During trading, it went to the day’s highest level of Rs 74.47 and the lowest level of Rs 74.58. It finally settled down by 12 paise at 74.52 against the dollar. On Wednesday, it had closed at Rs 74.40 per dollar.
The 30-share Sensex of BSE closed at 58,795.09 points, up 454.10 points at the end of trading.
The dollar index, reflecting the US dollar’s position against the six major currencies, declined 0.20 per cent to 96.68.
Meanwhile, global oil benchmark Brent crude futures fell 0.36 per cent to $81.95 per barrel.
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