The rupee resumed lower at 61.26 per dollar as against the last weekend's level of 61.07 at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market. It hovered in a range of 61.22-61.34 per dollar before quoting at 61.33 at 1040 hours, showing a loss of 26 paise or 0.43 percent.
The domestic unit had gained 4 paise to close at a new three-month high of 61.07 against US dollar on Friday, helped by heavy capital inflows.
In New York, the dollar turned broadly higher on last Friday after data showed US economy in February added far more jobs than expected, providing a more upbeat read on economic growth this year.
Meanwhile, the benchmark 30-share Sensex fell by 87.42 points, or 0.40 percent, to 21,832.37 at 1040 hours.


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