|Chennai||Rs. 25020.00 (0.81%)|
|Mumbai||Rs. 25890.00 (0.98%)|
|Delhi||Rs. 25200.00 (-0.2%)|
|Kolkata||Rs. 25480.00 (1.03%)|
|Kerala||Rs. 24800.00 (0.61%)|
|Bangalore||Rs. 25000.00 (0.81%)|
|Hyderabad||Rs. 25080.00 (1.09%)|
The rupee extends losses to 53.85/86 versus its previous close of 53.6650/6750, tracking a further decline in the domestic share market and on the back of strong dollar demand from oil firms.
Traders say there are no dollar inflows in a holiday-shortened week, with banks preferring to cover short positions ahead of the long weekend. Forex and debt markets are closed on Friday for a local holiday.
Demand from oil firms also stronger due to the approaching month-end, when firms need to pay for their imports.
However, traders expect strong resistance around 53.90 levels, limiting further sharp gains.