Rupee down 5 paise vs dollar in early trade

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Interbank Rupee rate Vs US Dollar
68.014United States Dollar
Interbank Rupee rate Vs Euro
76.001Euro
Interbank Rupee rate Vs British Pound
98.132British Pound Sterling
Interbank Rupee rate Vs Japanese Yen
0.589Japanese Yen
Interbank Rupee rate Vs Singapore Dollar
48.483Singapore Dollar
Mumbai, Feb 23: The rupee fell marginally by 5 paise to 49.27 against the US dollar on the Interbank Foreign Exchange market in early trade on Thursday, following increased demand for the American currency from importers.

However, a higher opening in the equity market capped the rupee's losses. Dealers said apart from dollar gains against the euro, increased demand for the American currency from importers mainly weighed on the rupee sentiment.

The rupee had gained eight paise to close at one-week high of Rs 49.22/23 against the US currency yesterday. The BSE benchmark Sensex rose by 56.79 points, or 0.31 per cent, to 18,202.04 in early trade. 

PTI


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