|71.882||United States Dollar|
Slight weakness across the stock markets also weighed on the currency markets.
The rupee has remained one of the best performing currencies this year, rallying from a low of 68.86 hit in August last year. A fast improving current account deficit and hopes of an economic turnaround have helped bolster sentiments for the rupee.
The rupee is expected to trade in a range as most of the major cues are now behind us, including the Union Budget 2014.