Besides, weakness in the dollar against other currencies overseas after the Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged, supported the rupee.

Further, a higher opening in the domestic equity market influenced the rupee uptrend, they added.    

Yesterday, the rupee had recovered 16 paise to close at 67.22 on fresh selling of the dollar by banks and exporters.

Meanwhile, the benchmark BSE Sensex rose by 255.75 points, or 1.03 percent, at 24,938.23 in morning trade today.

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