The Indian rupee opened at 71.83 against US Dollar on Thursday vs. previous close 71.81/$.
The Indian unit fell 10 paise on Wednesday to close at 71.81 against the US dollar.
On the international front, the yen rose 0.15% to 108.46 per dollar on Thursday. The dollar was steady at $1.10 vs. the euro and was quoted at $1.2931 against the British pound.
As per media reports, the US House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills intended to support protesters in Hong Kong and send a warning to China about human rights. The legislation, which has angered Beijing, has been sent to the White House for President Donald Trump to sign or veto amid delicate trade talks with Beijing, the media reports added.
Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) bought shares worth Rs566.52cr, while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) also bought shares of worth Rs183.41cr in the Indian equity market, as per provisional data available on the NSE.