The Indian rupee fell against euro on Friday as the euro rose after U.S. data showed that jobless claims remained below the critical 400K level which spurred an appetite for risk. Rupee futures for January 2012 contract fell as much as 0.09 paise at Rs. 69.3325 per euro on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) at 12.34pm.
At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), EURUSD future for March 2012 contract traded at US$1.2942 per euro (USD appreciated by 0.07 per cent against EUR) and GBPUSD future for March 2012 contract traded at US$1.5412 per pound (USD depreciated by 0.03 per cent against GBP) at 12.35 PM today.
S&P CNX NIFTY, at NSE, traded at 4,678, up by 0.68 per cent, after opening at 4,659.95 against the previous closing of 4,646.25. It touched the intra-day high of 4,690.45 till the trading. (At 12.31 PM today).
At NSE, EURINR for January 2012 contract traded at Rs. 69.3325 per euro, rupee depreciated 0.09 paise against euro, after opening at Rs. 69.2600 against the previous closing price of Rs. 69.2400. Rupee fell to Rs. 69.1450 with a business volume of 4324 lots till the trading (At 12.34 PM today).