Dealers attributed the fall in rupee to dollar's gains against other currencies overseas and a lower opening in the domestic equity market.

Besides, increased demand for the American currency from importers too weighed on the rupee, they said.

The Indian rupee had lost 39 paise to close at a two-month low of 62.55 against the American currency on Monday after better-than-expected jobs data spurred expectations of an morning hike in US interest rates.
Meanwhile, The benchmark BSE Sensex fell by 34.84 points, or 0.12 percent, to 28,809.94 in morning trade on Tuesday.

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