Rupee rises 12 paise to 69.71 against dollar in early trade
Updated : May 30, 2019 10:08 AM IST
The rupee opened strong at 69.76 at the interbank forex market then gained further ground to touch 69.71 per dollar amid positive opening in domestic equities, displaying gains of 12 paise against the greenback.
Foreign funds pulled out Rs 304.27 crore in the capital markets on a net basis Wednesday, provisional data showed.
The benchmark BSE Sensex was trading with gains of 161.18 points, or 0.41 percent to quote at 39,663.23 while the NSE Nifty was trading at 11,903.90, up 42.80 points, or 0.36 percent.