The rupee strengthened by 28 paise to shut at 74.73 towards the US greenback on Monday, ending its four-session shedding run on the again of weak spot within the dollar and optimistic home equities.
A fall in crude oil costs and improved danger urge for food supported the native unit at the same time as worries over surging COVID-19 circumstances restricted the positive factors.
At the interbank foreign exchange market, the native unit opened at 74.81 towards the dollar and witnessed an intra-day excessive of 74.67 and a low of 74.88.
It lastly ended at 74.73 towards the American forex, registering an increase of 28 paise over its earlier closing.
In the 4 classes to Friday, the rupee had declined by 66 paise or 0.89 per cent on worries over a document surge in coronavirus circumstances and subsequent lockdowns in varied components of the nation.
The greenback index, which gauges the dollar”s power towards a basket of six currencies, fell 0.08 per cent to 90.78.