Foreign exchange merchants stated month-end greenback demand from importers and uncertainty over the US-China commerce talks additionally weighed on the home forex.
On the interbank overseas trade market, the native forex opened weak at 71.63 and in the course of the day, it misplaced additional floor and fell to a low of 71.87.
The rupee lastly settled at 71.74, decrease by 12 paise towards its earlier shut. On Thursday, the native unit had settled at 71.62 towards the buck.
On a weekly foundation, the home unit has misplaced 3 paise.
Foreign exchange merchants stated traders turned cautious forward of the discharge of the Q2 gross home product (GDP) numbers. The second-quarter GDP quantity is scheduled to be introduced later within the day.