The rupee appreciated 18 paise to provisionally settle at 75.54 towards the US greenback on Friday, monitoring increased home equities and weak spot within the American forex.
Foreign exchange merchants stated constructive cues from home equities and important overseas fund inflows supported the native unit.
On the interbank overseas trade, the rupee opened at 75.36, then pared some preliminary positive aspects to lastly shut at 75.54 towards the US greenback, registering an increase of 18 paise over its earlier shut.
Through the day, the home unit hit an intra-day excessive of 75.27 and a low of 75.59 towards the US greenback.
On Wednesday, the rupee had settled at 75.72 towards the US greenback.
Foreign exchange market was closed on Thursday on account of Buddha Purnima.
Home bourses had been buying and selling on a constructive word with the benchmark Sensex buying and selling 316.53 factors increased at 31,759.91 and broader Nifty up 83.90 factors at 9,282.95.
Overseas institutional traders had been web patrons within the capital market, as they purchased fairness shares price Rs 19,056.49 crore on Thursday, in accordance with provisional trade knowledge.
In the meantime, the greenback index, which gauges the dollar’s energy towards a basket of six currencies, was buying and selling 0.05 per cent down at 99.84.