Indian rupee settles at $72.46

16 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

NEW DELHI: The rupee extended its early gains to close the day 33 paise higher at 72.46 (provisional) against the US dollar amid a lack lustre trend in the domestic equity market.

At the interbank forex market, the local unit opened at 72.71 against the greenback, and witnessed an intra-day high of 72.40 and a low of 72.75, report agencies.

It finally ended at 72.46 against the American currency, registering a rise of 33 paise over its previous close.