• The dollar was firm against some global currencies which weighed on the rupee, but a higher opening of the domestic equity market capped the losses, dealers said.
  • Yesterday, the local currency plummeted by 45 paise to end at an over 29-month low of 68.30 a dollar on fresh demand for the US currency from banks and importers in view of sharp fall in equities amid foreign capital outflows.
  • Meanwhile, the benchmark BSE Sensex reclaimed the 23,000-mark by recovering 164.44 points or 0.71 percent to 23,116.27 in morning trade.

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