Forex dealers said a weakening dollar against other currencies overseas after surprisingly bearish minutes from the US Federal Reserve's last meeting dampened hopes for an imminent interest rate hike.


     
A higher opening in the domestic equity markets also supported the rupee, they said. The rupee had closed 4 paise higher at 65.27 against the US dollar yesterday despite plunging to fresh two-year low in
early trade amid global currency volatility.


    
The benchmark BSE Sensex rose by 29 points, or 0.10 percent, to 27,960.64 in volatile trade.

 

 

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