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Rupee declines 3 paise against US dollar in early trade

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 Continuing its slide for the third straight day, the rupee weakened by another 3 paise to trade at 68.97 against the US dollar in opening session today due to increased demand for the American currency from importers.

Rupee declines 3 paise against US dollar in early trade
Continuing its slide for the third straight day, the rupee weakened by another 3 paise to trade at 68.97 against the US dollar in opening session today due to increased demand for the American currency from importers.
The dollar's gains against other currencies ahead of a meeting between US President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, also impacted the rupee sentiment, a currency dealer said.
They said, a higher opening of the domestic equity market, capped the rupee's losses.
Yesterday, the rupee dropped by 8 paise to close at 68.94 against the US currency due to sustained dollar demand from importers even as local equities hit a record high.
Meanwhile, the benchmark BSE Sensex rose by 102.97 points, or 0.27 per cent, to quote an all-time high of 36,928.06 in opening trade today.

Market Movers

CompanyPriceChng%Chng
Dr Reddys Labs4,888.65 -522.60 -9.66
Cipla923.00 -27.55 -2.90
Axis Bank735.70 -20.60 -2.72
Adani Ports665.90 -16.90 -2.48
Sun Pharma688.30 -15.10 -2.15
CompanyPriceChng%Chng
Dr Reddys Labs4,891.55 -517.60 -9.57
Axis Bank736.85 -19.30 -2.55
Sun Pharma688.00 -15.55 -2.21
Kotak Mahindra1,703.15 -37.25 -2.14
Reliance2,053.75 -23.95 -1.15
CompanyPriceChng%Chng
Dr Reddys Labs4,888.65 -522.60 -9.66
Cipla923.00 -27.55 -2.90
Axis Bank735.70 -20.60 -2.72
Adani Ports665.90 -16.90 -2.48
Sun Pharma688.30 -15.10 -2.15
CompanyPriceChng%Chng
Dr Reddys Labs4,891.55 -517.60 -9.57
Axis Bank736.85 -19.30 -2.55
Sun Pharma688.00 -15.55 -2.21
Kotak Mahindra1,703.15 -37.25 -2.14
Reliance2,053.75 -23.95 -1.15

Currency

CompanyPriceChng%Chng
Dollar-Rupee74.51500.09750.13
Euro-Rupee87.71700.01500.02
Pound-Rupee102.5840-0.0950-0.09
Rupee-100 Yen0.67670.00260.38