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Rupee up 19 paise against dollar in early trade

Press Trust of India
Apr 16, 2013 at 10:07am IST

Mumbai: The rupee on Tuesday gained 19 paise to 54.43 against the dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on Tuesday on increased selling of the US currency by exporters.

Besides, strengthening of yen and euro against the dollar in overseas market and a higher opening in the equity market also supported the rupee, forex dealers said. The rupee had lost 10 paise to close at 54.62 on Monday.

Meanwhile, the BSE benchmark Sensex rose by 171.38 points, or 0.93 per cent, to 18,529.18 in early trade on Tuesday.

Rupee up 19 paise against dollar in early trade

Meanwhile, the BSE benchmark Sensex rose by 171.38 points, or 0.93 per cent, to 18,529.18 in early trade on Tuesday.

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