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Rupee gains 20 paise against dollar in early trade

PTI  Mumbai, January 01, 2013
First Published: 10:15 IST(1/1/2013) | Last Updated: 10:18 IST(1/1/2013)

The  rose by 20 paise to trade at 54.79 against the US currency in early trade on Tuesday on dollar selling by exporters and some banks.

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Dealers said a higher opening in the equity market and strengthening of euro against the dollar supported the rupee.

The rupee had lost 22 paise to close at one-week low of 54.99 against the dollar in Monday's trade due to month-end demand for the American currency.

Meanwhile, the BSE benchmark index Sensex rose by 132.22 points, or 0.68%, to 19,558.93 in early trade on Tuesday.


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