Rupee up 13 paise against US dollar in early trade

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Mumbai, Feb 14 (PTI) The Indian rupee gained 13 paise toRs 45.55 against the US dollar in early trade on the InterbankForeign Exchange today, supported by a higher opening in thestock market and weakness of the greenback against other Asiancurrencies.

The rupee had gained 4 paise against the US dollar toclose at Rs 45.68/69 in the previous session on Friday.

Dealers said in addition to dollar weakness against otherAsian currencies overseas, a higher opening in the stockmarket supported the rupee sentiment today.

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex shot up by211.55 points, or 1.19 per cent, to 17,940.16 in opening tradetoday.

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