Besides, increased demand for dollar from importers and banks weighed on the local currency, forex dealers said.
The rupee had dipped by 10 paise to close at one-week low of 63.54 against the US dollar in yesterday's trade.
Meanwhile, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell further by 146.81 points or 0.54 per cent at 26,570.56  in early trade on Thursday.


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