The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday fixed the reference rate for euro at 61.45 rupees and the reference rate for the U.S. dollar at 45.58 rupees.

The corresponding rates were 61.15 rupees per euro and 45.38 rupees per U.S. dollar respectively as against to the previous date on January 19, 2011.

The exchange rates of pound and Japanese yen against to the Indian rupee is 72.7320 rupees per pound and 55.53 rupees per 100 yen, respectively.

The corresponding rates were 72.7124 rupees per pound and 55.15 rupees per 100 yen respectively as against to the previous date on January 19, 2011.

The reference rates are based on 12 noon rates of a few select banks in Mumbai and the special drawing rights-rupee rate will be based on this rate, a RBI press release showed on Thursday.