The rupee hit a three-week low on Friday.
The partially convertible rupee closed at 55.06/07 per dollar.
Finally, BSE Sensex closed at 19242, down 212 points over the previous close. It hit an intra-day day high of 19394 and a day's low of 19221. It opened at 19394.
The NSE Nifty closed at 5,848, down 69 points over the previous close. It hit an intra-day’s high of 5,888 and a day’s low of 5841. It opened at 5,888.
India Infoline Research Team / 15:28, Mar 13, 2015
Markets are now reinforcing the perception of an early interest rate hike by US Federal Reserve, with consensus calling for the hike taking place in June, when compared with the prior expectations of a hike in September.