Rupee opened flat at 73.81 per dollar against previous close of 73.80. The local unit touched a high of 93.68 and low of 93.95 in the intraday trade on Thursday.
The dollar gained strength amid renewed hopes of economic stimulus from Washington and the expected start of Covid-19 vaccinations. .
Oil benchmark Brent Crude traded marginally lower 0.15% at USD 48.18 per barrell.