Rupee gains 6 paise against dollar in early trade

Mumbai, Feb 21 (PTI) The Indian rupee appreciated by 6paise to Rs 45.14 per dollar at the Interbank Foreign Exchangemarket today, supported by a higher opening in the stockmarket and dollar weakness against other currencies.

Forex dealers said dollar weakness against othercurrencies and a better opening in the stock market kept therupee sentiment firm.

The rupee had gained 14 paise to close at a one-monthhigh of Rs 45.20/21 per dollar in the previous session.

Meanwhile, the Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex was up by95.23 points, or 0.52 per cent, at 18,306.75 in opening tradetoday.

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