Rupee falls 13 paise in early trade

Mumbai, Jan 28 (PTI) The Indian rupee depreciated by 13paise against the dollar today, as the American currencystrengthened against other major currencies.

The domestic unit in early morning was trading at Rs45.70 a dollar, 13 paise lower from the yesterday''s close atthe Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market.

Yesterday, it snapped five-session long losing spree toclose 14 paise higher at Rs 45.57/58 a dollar following aheavy dollar sale by exporters and some banks.

Dealers said dollar''s gains against other currenciesoverseas and month-end demand for the American currencyweighed on the rupee sentiment.

Meanwhile, the BSE Sensex recovered by 36.44 points at18,720.87 points in the opening trade.

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