The rupee dropped sharply against the US dollar in trade after the US Federal Reserve hinted at an interest rate hike in the US in December.
The rupee was last trading at 65.19, as against 64.19 against the dollar on Wednesday. Check currency converter
There are worries that a hike in US interest rates would trigger fund outflows from India, thus weakening the rupee further. The 10-year benchmark bond yield also rose to 7.61 percent.
Indian stock markets also weakened with the Sensex headed for its fourth straight session of losses. The Sensex was trading 95 points lower at 26,944 points.