Forex dealers said weakness in the dollar against a few currencies overseas gave some ammo to the rupee.

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

Yesterday, the rupee had gained 8 paise to close at 66.44.

Meanwhile, the benchmark BSE Sensex rose 36.42 points, or 0.13 percent, to 26,100.54 in morning trade today.

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