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Rupee strengthened to its highest level in nearly 19 months on Monday as the dollar's broad drop against major currencies and gains in the domestic sharemarket boosted sentiment.
At 12:41 p.m. rupee was at 44.98/99 per dollar, its strongest since Sept. 10, 2008 and up 0.55% on the day.
The index of the dollar against six major currencies was down 0.5%.
India Infoline News Service / 09:04, Jan 22, 2015
The outlook is a flat start. The market will look to scale to new peaks though not much effort is needed for the same. HUL saw a rally and short-covering may have pulled it up further. Speculation is on that its parent will raise stake through an open offer. After the cooling in oil prices, Cairn results will be in focus.