The rupee falls to a session low of 60.46, its lowest since June 18, as sentiment for emerging markets sours after news of a downed Malaysian airlines jet at the Ukraine-Russia border sent investors into defensive assets.
The rupee is trading at 60.37/38 compared with its Thursday's close of 60.18/19.
USD/INR faces good resistance at 60.50 levels, which mark the 76.4 percent Fibonacci retracement level of the April-May election-related dollar decline.
Indian shares fall, with the 50-share Nifty down 0.5 percent on global risk aversion.
|Gold Rate in Chennai||Rs. 27690.00 (-0.36%)|
|Gold Rate in Mumbai||Rs. 28610.00 (0.07%)|
|Gold Rate in Delhi||Rs. 27950.00 (-0.71%)|
|Gold Rate in Kolkata||Rs. 28670.00 (0%)|
|Gold Rate in Kerala||Rs. 27100.00 (-0.73%)|
|Gold Rate in Bangalore||Rs. 27000.00 (-0.55%)|
|Gold Rate in Hyderabad||Rs. 27640.00 (-0.4%)|