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Rupee gains by 11 paise to 67.04 against the US dollar

Dealers said besides fresh selling of dollar by exporters, the US dollar’s weakness against some currencies overseas amid lingering concerns about global trade supported the rupee.

 rupee strengthened by 11 paise to 67.04 against the US dollar at the interbank forex market on Wednesday, ahead of the announcement of RBI’s monetary policy amid fresh selling by exporters and higher opening of the domestic equity markets.

Dealers said besides fresh selling of dollar by exporters, the US dollar’s weakness against some currencies overseas amid lingering concerns about global trade supported the rupee.

On Tuesday, the rupee had shed 4 paise to end at 67.15 against the US dollar.

The benchmark BSE Sensex recovered by 69.38 points, or 0.19%, to 34,972.59 in opening trade on Wednesday.

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