Rupee still lower, but trading in a narrow range tracking listless stocks, says dealers. The pair is at 55.40/41 versus Thursday's close of 55.27/28. It has traded in the range of 55.30-55.48 in the session.
The euro remained under pressure in Asia on Friday and the Australian dollar skidded after weaker-than-expected Chinese trade data raised fears of a slowdown.
Local stocks down 0.4 percent, though more muted than Asian peers.