Rupee rises 16 paise to 79.65 against US dollar in early trade

The rupee appreciated 16 paise to 79.65 against the US dollar in early trade on Tuesday in line with a positive trend in domestic equities. At the interbank foreign exchange, the domestic unit opened at 79.70 against the dollar, then touched 79.65, registering a gain of 16 paise over its previous close. On Monday, the rupee settled 3 paise lower at 79.81 against the dollar.

Rupee rises 16 paise to 79.65 against US dollar in early trade
The rupee appreciated 16 paise to 79.65 against the US dollar in early trade on Tuesday in line with a positive trend in domestic equities. At the interbank foreign exchange, the domestic unit opened at 79.70 against the dollar, then touched 79.65, registering a gain of 16 paise over its previous close. On Monday, the rupee settled 3 paise lower at 79.81 against the dollar.