Mumbai, Dec 6 : The Rupee on Thursday heavily down by 43 paise to 70.89 against the Dollar on brisk demand for US Dollars by bankers and importers, dealers at Forex Market said.
The local unit slid by 54 paise to 71.00 against the greenback. Till the end of the session it was slightly improved from opening level to finish at 70.89, sliding by 43 paise as compared to its last close.
It recorded day high and low at 71.12 and 70.78 respectively.
Firm dollar against other world currencies and slumping equity market pushed the Indian currency down, they added. UNI