Rupee trades near day's high at 71.36 per dollar
On January 30 the rupee ended 22 paise lowed at 71.49 against the US dollar.
January 31, 2020 / 02:27 PM IST
The Indian rupee extended its intraday gains and is trading near day's high at 71.36 per dollar, with volatility seen in the domestic equity market.
It opened higher at 71.44 per dollar versus previous close 71.49.
On January 30 the rupee ended 22 paise lowed at 71.49 against the US dollar tracking heavy sell-off in domestic equities and rising concerns over the outbreak of coronavirus.
The Sensex was down 15.78 points or 0.04% at 40898.04, and the Nifty was down 12.80 points or 0.11% at 12023.
Oil prices jumped on Friday following sharp losses this week, as the World Health Organization (WHO) came out against travel and trade restrictions in declaring a global emergency over the spread of the coronavirus that originated in China last year.