Rupee falls 47 paise to 69.82 against US dollar in early trade
Updated : April 22, 2019 11:05 AM IST
The domestic unit opened lower at 69.78 against the dollar then dropped further to quote at 69.82, down 47 paise over its previous close.
The dollar index, which gauges the greenback's strength against a basket of six currencies, rose 0.02 per cent to 97.39.
Meanwhile, the BSE benchmark index was trading 309.56 points or 0.79 percent lower at 38,830.72. The NSE Nifty too cracked to 101.80 points, or 0.87 percent, to 11,651 in early session.