|Chennai||Rs. 24840.00 (-0.36%)|
|Mumbai||Rs. 25460.00 (-0.16%)|
|Delhi||Rs. 25450.00 (2.21%)|
|Kolkata||Rs. 25000.00 (0%)|
|Kerala||Rs. 24700.00 (0%)|
|Bangalore||Rs. 25050.00 (1.42%)|
|Hyderabad||Rs. 24930.00 (1.63%)|
The RBI likely sold dollars via state-run lenders as the rupee slid to a more than two-month low below 55.50, four traders said on Friday.
"They seem to have been there in small amounts starting 55.50," the head of forex and debt trading at a private bank said, referring to the Reserve Bank of India.
Two other state-run bank dealers and one foreign bank dealer also confirmed spotting large selling by state-run banks starting at 55.50.
At 1:03 p.m. (0733 GMT), the partially convertible rupee was at 55.34/35 to the dollar, after hitting 55.53, its weakest since September 11.