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Rupee adds 16 paise at 67.94 against dollar

The Rupee Added 16 Paise At 67.94 Against The Dollar On Friday Its Last Session For This Year As Exporters And Banks Intensified Selling Of The US Currency Amid A Higher Opening In The Stock Market.

PTI | Updated on: 30 Dec 2016, 11:52:26 AM
 Rupee adds 16 paise at 67 94 against dollar


The rupee added 16 paise at 67.94 against the dollar on Friday its last session for this year as exporters and banks intensified selling of the US currency amid a higher opening in the stock market.

Forex dealers said weakness of the dollar against other currencies too influenced the rupee uptrend. Yesterday, the local unit had recovered by 14 paise to close at 68.10 on fresh selling of the greeen back in view of its weakness overseas amid a revival in domestic equities.

Meanwhile, the benchmark BSE Sensex advanced by 132.84 points, or 0.50  per cent, at 26,498.99 in early trade on Friday.

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First Published : 30 Dec 2016, 11:40:00 AM