Rupee falls to all time low against US dollar

2000 rupees note
2000 rupees note

New Delhi, June 28: The Indian National Rupee (INR) on Thursday fell to an all-time low against the US dollar. 

The Indian currency plunged to 68.9100 per US dollar, past its previous record of 68.8650 reached in November 2016.

As per the reports, so far this year, the rupee has weakened 8.1 percent, making it the worst performer in Asia.

Meanwhile, taking a cue from muted trend of global markets, the key Indian equity market indices also opened in red.

The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 35,217.11 points on Wednesday, opened lower at 35,207.19 points.

Later, it was quoting at 35,171.66 points, down by 45.45 points, or 0.13 percent.

At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the broader 51-scrip Nifty, which had closed at 10,671.40 points on Wednesday, was trading at 10,651.45 points, down by 19.95 points or 0.19 percent.


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