Rupee slips 70 paise against dollar in early trade

September 16
11:08 2019

The Indian rupee slipped in the early trade on Monday. It has opened lower by 70 paise at 71.62 per dollar versus Friday’s close 70.92.

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The rupee marched higher for the seventh straight session on Friday to close at 70.92 per US dollar, up 22 paise, as softening crude oil prices and easing US-China trade tensions bolstered investor sentiment, said PTI.

Most Asian currencies gained following signs of rapprochement between US and China over their trade dispute, it added.

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