Mauritius Rupee Drops for First Day in 3 Against Dollar, Euro

Mauritius’s rupee weakened for the first time in three days against the dollar and the euro, headed for its biggest drop in a week versus the U.S. currency.

The currency of the Indian Ocean island nation traded 0.3 percent lower to 29.15 per dollar by 11:44 a.m. in Port Louis, the capital. Against the euro, the currency of its main trading partner, the rupee depreciated 0.6 percent to 38.6038, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

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