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Rupee falls 2 paise to close at 81.90 against US dollar on Budget day
Indian Express | 01/02/2023 06:03 PM | Click to read full article
The rupee pared initial gains and settled 2 paise lower at 81.90 (provisional) against the US dollar on Wednesday after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget for 2023-24. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the rupee opened at 81.76 against the greenback and finally settled at 81.90, down 2 paise over its previous close. The dollar index, which gauges the greenback’s strength against a basket of six currencies, was trading 0.14 per cent lower at 101.95.