The rupee fell four paise to shut at 74.84 (provisional) towards the US greenback on Thursday monitoring weak home equities and powerful American foreign money.
On the interbank foreign exchange market, the rupee opened at 74.84 and through the session fluctuated between an intra-day excessive of 74.80 and a low of 74.88 towards the US greenback.
The home unit lastly closed at 74.84 towards the dollar, down four paise over its earlier shut 74.80.
Foreign exchange merchants mentioned rupee was buying and selling on a muted notice after the US Federal Reserve reiterated its dovish stance and held rates of interest regular. Additional, weak home equities weighed on investments sentiments.
In the meantime, the greenback index, which gauges the dollar’s energy towards a basket of six currencies, rose 0.13 per cent to 93.57.
On the home fairness market entrance, the 30-share BSE benchmark Sensex was buying and selling 240.57 factors decrease at 37,830.56 and broader NSE Nifty fell 73.90 factors to 11,128.95.
Overseas institutional buyers had been web sellers within the capital market as they offloaded shares price Rs 352.62 crore on Wednesday, in accordance with provisional alternate information.
Brent crude futures, the worldwide oil benchmark, fell 0.91 per cent to USD 43.35 per barrel.