Rupee hits fresh record low of 70.82, drops 23 paise against US dollar

August 30, 2018 - rahul

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The rupee Thursday weakened by another 23 paise against the dollar to trade at a life-time low of 70.82.

At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market, the local currency opened a tad higher at 70.57 a dollar from its previous close of 70.59 but slipped to hit a fresh low of 70.82, down by 23 paise.

The rupee had recorded a steep fall of 49 paise, to close at record low of 70.59 against the dollar in the previous session.

Meanwhile, the BSE Sensex recovered by 96.13 points, or 0.24 per cent, to 38,819.06 in early trade.


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