The United States (US) dollar once again on Friday crossed the Rs175 mark against the Pakistani rupee in the interbank currency market.

According to forex dealers, the greenback is trading at Rs175.70 after appreciating by Rs1.51 against the local unit in intra-day trading.

In the open market, however, the dollar is trading at Rs177.10.

The dollar had appreciated by Rs1.26 and settled at Rs174.19 the previous day, the State Bank said.