The dollar was firm against some global currencies, boosted by optimism over the US economy after GDP figures were revised upwards which also weighed on the rupee, dealers said.

On Wednesday, the local currency ended 7 paise higher at 66.64 on fag-end selling of dollars by banks and exporters in view of persistent foreign capital inflows into equity market.

Forex market remained closed on Thursday and Friday for 'Holi' and 'Good Friday', respectively.

Meanwhile, the benchmark BSE Sensex rose by 95.38 points or 0.37 percent to 25,432.94 in morning trade today.

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