The rupee depreciated 7 paise to settle at 73.86 (provisional) the US greenback on Tuesday, as buyers await recent cues from the US Presidential debate and financial calendar this week.
On the interbank foreign exchange market, the home unit opened at 73.78 towards the US greenback, and eventually closed at 73.86 towards the dollar, registering a fall of seven paise over its earlier shut.
On Monday, the rupee settled at 73.79 towards the US greenback.
Through the session, the native unit witnessed an intra-day excessive of 73.75 and a low of 73.91 towards the American foreign money.
Foreign exchange merchants mentioned buyers are searching for cues from the primary presidential debate between US President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden, set for later within the day.
Furthermore, buyers are cautious forward of the RBI coverage assertion that was purported to be launched this week. However the assembly is now postponed and dates of the identical will likely be introduced shortly.
The greenback index, which gauges the dollar’s power towards a basket of six currencies, fell zero.09 per cent to 94.19.
On the home fairness market entrance, the 30-share BSE benchmark Sensex was buying and selling 116.97 factors increased at 38,zero98.60, and the broader NSE Nifty superior 34.75 factors to 11,262.30.
Overseas institutional buyers had been web sellers within the capital market as they offloaded shares price Rs 26.98 crore on a web foundation on Monday, based on trade knowledge.
Brent crude futures, the worldwide oil benchmark, fell zero.75 per cent to USD 42.11 per barrel.