Talk of persistent foreign capital outflows also affected the market sentiment, said brokers, adding that the rupee weakened amid strength in the dollar in global markets.
The Indian currency resumed sharply lower at 62.26 as against Tuesday's close of 62.19 at the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market here.     

It dropped further to 62.30 on sustained dollar demand from importers before finishing at 62.25 per dollar, showing a loss of six paise or 0.10 per cent. This is its lowest since 62.32 on January 9, 2015.

The Indian rupee has now dropped by 56 paise or 0.91 percent in the three straight days. The dollar index was up 0.06 percent against a basket of its major global rivals.
"Investors remained concerns over Greece's future in the euro zone and fears over escalating violence in Ukraine which kept the currency weak," said Admisi Forex India, Director, Suresh Nair.
In the New York market, the dollar was trading higher against most of its major rivals and was hovering at one-month high against the yen in early trade.
Veracity Group, CEO, Pramit Brahmbhatt said: "Demand for US dollar rose amid expectation of increase in US interest rates before June".

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