Forex dealers attributed the rupee's fall to month-end demand for the American currency from importers as well as the dollar's strength against other global currencies but a higher opening in the domestic stock market, capped the rupee's decline.
The rupee had surged by 22 paise to close at a fresh three-week high of 61.75 against US currency in Thursday's trade on persistent selling of dollars by banks and exporters.
Meanwhile, the benchmark BSE Sensex rose by 180.91 points, or 0.63 percent, to 28,927.56 in morning trade on Friday.

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