The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday fixed the reference rate for the U.S. dollar at Rs. 44.61 and the euro at Rs. 65.47, as against Rs. 44.74 per dollar and Rs. 65.48 per euro yesterday.

In a press release issued by the RBI, the exchange rates for the pound and yen against the rupee were quoted at Rs. 73.2786 per pound and Rs. 55.79 per 100 yen, based on reference rates for the U.S. dollar and cross-currency quotes at noon.

The reference rate is based on the noon rates of select banks in Mumbai and the SDR-rupee rate would be based on this rate, the release added.

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