Rupee gains 6 paise against dollar in opening trade
Updated : February 12, 2019 09:48 AM IST
Besides, optimism ahead of index of industrial production (IIP) numbers for December and retail inflation for January, and the dollar weakening against some other currencies overseas, also supported the rupee, forex dealers said.
The rupee opened lower at 71.21, but recovered to trade 6 paise higher at 71.12 against the dollar.
The benchmark BSE Sensex rose 22.20 points, or 0.06 percent, to 36,417.23 in early session Tuesday.