The US currency remained flat against the domestic unit in interbank due to dull outflow in the form of importers’ payments and a moderate supply of remittances and export proceeds. The dollar, which was trading at Rs 133.71 in the interbank market during first half of trading closed at Rs 133.70 for buying and at Rs 133.90 for selling. To provide strength to rupee, the central bank tried hard and made repeated interventions through different banks. The euro closed at Rs 152.71 for buying and Rs 152.91 for selling, gaining 34 paisas. The pound sterling closed at Rs 172 for buying and Rs 172.20 for selling. It remained firm by 48 paisas. Kerb market: The dollar closed firm in the open currency market, said foreign exchange dealers. The US dollar closed at Rs 133.90 for buying and Rs 134.10 for selling, gaining 15 paisas from previous session’s level. Earlier in the day it was trading at Rs 133.84 for buying and Rs 133.11 for selling. The pound sterling closed dull at Rs 171.50 for buying and Rs 171.70 for selling, with 50 paisas downward change from previous session’s level. The euro closed at Rs 152.25 for buying and Rs 152.45 for selling. It gained 25 paisas on demand. Published in Daily Times, November 20th 2018.