Strengthening of 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 gained 70 paise, the most in one and a half months, to close at 62.41 in Monday's trade amid a sharp rise in local equities and dollar sales by exporters and banks.

Meanwhile, the BSE benchmark Sensex rose by 69.59 points, or 0.33 percent, to 20,920.33 in morning trade on Tuesday.


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