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Last Updated : Jun 03, 2020 02:09 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Rupee ends lower at 75.46 per dollar

The near term bias for the local unit is positive, where it can edge higher towards 74.80 mark, says Sugandha Sachdeva VP-Metals, Energy & Currency Research, Religare Broking.


Indian rupee erased all the intraday gains and ended 10 paise lower at 75.46 per dollar, amid buying seen in the domestic equity market.

It opened 33 paise higher at 75.03 per dollar against previous close of 75.36.

At 14:08 IST, the Sensex was up 505.81 points or 1.50% at 34331.34, and the Nifty was up 154.30 points or 1.55% at 10133.40.
The dollar-rupee contract on the NSE was at 75.35 in the last session. The open interest remained almost flat in the last session for June series. Fresh Open Interest addition was seen in July, said ICICIdirect.


The Dollar index is trading below its key level of 98 as risk on rally is visible across asset classes. We believe current momentum may continue till it remains below 98 level, it added.

Oil rose on Wednesday to a near three-month high amid optimism that major producers will extend production cuts as the world recovers from the coronavirus pandemic.</p><p>Brent crude <LCOc1> was up 22 cents, or 0.6%, at $39.79, by 0003 GMT, the highest since March 6, having gained 3.3% on Tuesday.

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"Sharp upswing in global as well as domestic equities has worked to fuel significant upside in the Indian rupee. Sentiments have got a boost on gradual unlocking of the domestic economy and as President Trump has not pulled of the Phase I trade deal with China signed in January," said Sugandha Sachdeva VP-Metals, Energy & Currency Research, Religare Broking.

"Market are now pinning their hopes on global recovery and shrugging off concerns about the deepening rift between US and China and the damaging effect of the virus on the global economy. Decline in greenback is further aiding appreciation in rupee. As of now, near term bias for the local unit is positive, where it can edge higher towards 74.80 mark," she added.
First Published on Jun 3, 2020 10:00 am

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