Indian rupee up 24 paise Vs dollar in early trade

The rupee today gained 24 paise to 54.11 against the dollar in early trade.

Written by PTI | Mumbai | Published:March 15, 2013 8:49 am

The rupee today gained 24 paise to 54.11 against the dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on increased selling of the US

currency by exporters and banks.

Forex dealers said a higher opening in the domestic equity market and strengthening of euro and yen against the dollar overseas,also supported the domestic currency.

The rupee had lost five paise to close at 54.35 against the dollar yesterday.

Meanwhile,the BSE benchmark index Sensex rose by 98.95 points,or 0.51 per cent,to 19,669.39 in early trade today.

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