Rupee rises 9 paise against US dollar in early trade
The rupee appreciated by 9 paise to 69.58 against the US dollar on Tuesday ahead of the RBI's second round of dollar-rupee swap auction.
Mumbai: The rupee appreciated by 9 paise to 69.58 against the US dollar on Tuesday ahead of the RBI's second round of dollar-rupee swap auction.
Meanwhile, the BSE Sensex was trading 152.78 points or 0.40 per cent higher at 38,797.96. The NSE Nifty too rose 40.35 points, or 0.35 per cent, to 11,634.80. The dollar index, which gauges the greenback's strength against a basket of six currencies, rose 0.03 per cent to 97.31.
Brent crude futures, the global oil benchmark, was trading higher by 0.39 per cent at USD 74.33 per barrel.
Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) remained net buyers in the capital markets, putting in Rs 73.08 crore on Monday, provisional exchange data showed. (PTI)