Besides, strengthening of the euro and yen against the dollar in overseas market and a higher opening in the domestic equity market also supported the rupee, forex dealers said.
The rupee had shed 2 paise to close lower at 60.20 against the dollar in yesterday's trade on weak local equities and import-driven demand for the American currency.
Meanwhile, the benchmark BSE Sensex rose by 154.82 points, or 0.62 per cent, at 25,186.14 in early trade on Tuesday.


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