The rupee on Wednesday fell by 37 paise to close at a record low of 81.90 against the US dollar, PTI reported.
During intra-day trading, the rupee had plunged to 81.98 against the American currency.
The domestic currency had breached the 81-mark for the first time on September 23. It had finished trading at an all-time closing low of 80.98 on that day.
On Wednesday, forex traders said a negative trend in the share market and significant foreign fund outflows led to the currency’s decline.