Rupee up 13 paise against US dollar in early trade

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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