Thursday, 9 October 2014

Rupee at two-week high, gains 31 paise

MUMBAI: Extending its rising streak for the fourth straight day, the rupee surged by 31 paise to trade at two-week high of 61.09 against the dollar in early trade on Thursday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on sustained selling of the US currency by exporters and banks.

Forex dealers said besides selling of the American unit by exporters and easing global crude prices, gains in other Asian currencies against the dollar and a higher opening in the domestic stock market, buoyed the sentiment.

The rupee had gained three paise to close at 61.40 against the dollar in Wednesday's trade due to strong selling pressure on the Greenback from banks and exporters. Foreign Exchange,dollar

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