The rupee on Tuesday settled 7 paise higher at 75.51 (provisional) against the US dollar monitoring positive factors within the home fairness market.
Forex merchants stated rupee traded in a slender vary as constructive home equities supported the native unit, whereas international fund outflows and issues over rising COVID-19 instances weighed on investor sentiment.
The rupee opened sturdy at 75.48 and settled for the day at 75.51 against the US dollar, up 7 paise over its earlier shut.
It had settled at 75.58 against the buck on Monday.
During the four-hour buying and selling session, the home unit noticed an intra-day excessive of 75.45 and a low of 75.58 against the American forex.
Meanwhile, the dollar index, which gauges the buck’s energy against a basket of six currencies, rose 0.09 per cent to 97.62.
The 30-share BSE benchmark Sensex was buying and selling 115.95 factors higher at 35,077.47 and broader NSE Nifty rose 32.25 factors to 10,344.65.
Foreign institutional traders had been web sellers within the capital market as they bought shares value Rs 1,937.06 crore on Monday, in accordance with provisional change information.
Brent crude futures, the worldwide oil benchmark, fell 0.62 per cent to USD 41.45 per barrel.
Meanwhile, the variety of instances world wide linked to the illness has crossed 1.03 crore and the demise toll has topped 5.05 lakh.
In India, the demise toll on account of COVID-19 rose to 16,893 and the variety of infections spiked to five,66,840, in accordance with the well being ministry.