It opened at 67.12 per dollar; touched a high of 66.99 per dollar; and a low of 67.15 per dollar.
The rupee was trading higher in the afternoon trade against the US dollar on sustained dollar selling by banks and exporters.
Asian currencies were trading weak, wherein the South Korean won, was down by 0.31%, and Chinese renminbi closed down by 0.16%. Indonesian rupiah was down 0.11%; Malaysian ringgit was down 0.1%; and Singapore dollar was down 0.06%.
The dollar index, which measures the US currency’s strength against major currencies, was trading at 100.48, up 0.04% from its previous close of 100.44.
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