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Rupee up 8 paise against dollar at 53.72

PTI  Mumbai, November 01, 2012
First Published: 10:51 IST(1/11/2012) | Last Updated: 10:52 IST(1/11/2012)

Rising for the third day in a row, the rupee gained 8 paise to 53.72 against the American currency in early trade on Thursday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on sustained dollar selling by exporters.

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Increased foreign funds inflow also supported the local unit. However, a lower opening in the equity market restricted the gains, forex dealers said.

Meanwhile, the BSE benchmark index Sensex fell by 43.58 points, or 0.24%, to 18,461.80.

The rupee had edged up by 18 paise to close at 53.80 against the dollar in the previous session on sustained dollar sales by exporters.


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