The rupee resumed lower at 62.12 per dollar as against the last closing level of 61.93 at the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) Market.
It dropped further to 62.25 before quoting at 62.24 per dollar at 1045 hours.
It hovered in a range of 62.10-62.25 per dollar during the morning deals.
Sustained demand for US currency from banks and importers in view firm dollar overseas mainly affected the rupee value, a forex dealer said.
In the global market, US dollar was recovering from its drop against most major rivals following global slowdown concerns that led investors to shove the greenback lower.
Meanwhile, the Indian benchmark BSE-30 share barometer Sensex dropped by 125.72 points of 0.59 percent to 21,247.94 in the late morning trade.


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