The rupee depreciated 25 paise and settled at 73.63 (provisional) in opposition to the US greenback on Tuesday amid rise in demand for the American forex from banks and importers.
On the interbank foreign exchange market, the rupee began off on a tepid observe at 73.63 and at last closed at 73.60 in opposition to the dollar, down 25 paise over its earlier shut.
The native unit traded in a variety of 73.37 and 73.64 per US greenback in the course of the session.
On Monday, the rupee had settled at 73.35 in opposition to the US greenback.
In the meantime, the greenback index, which gauges the dollar’s power in opposition to a basket of six currencies, rose 0.43 per cent to 93.11.
On the home fairness market entrance, the 30-share BSE benchmark Sensex was buying and selling 174.22 factors larger at 38,591.45, and the broader NSE Nifty rose 38.05 factors to 11,393.10.
Overseas institutional traders had been web sellers within the capital market as they offered shares value Rs 6.93 crore on a web foundation on Monday, in line with alternate knowledge.
Brent crude futures, the worldwide oil benchmark, fell 1.55 per cent to USD 41.36 per barrel.