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Rupee slips 1 paisa against dollar to 64.46

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The rupee today edged lower by 1 paisa to 64.46 against the dollar due to fresh buying of the American currency by importers.

Traders said fresh demand of the US currency from importers weighed, but a higher stock opening and dollar's weakness against other currencies overseas capped the rupee's fall.

Yesterday, the local currency had gained 9 paise to end at an over three-week high of 64.45 amid unabated rise in domestic equities.

Meanwhile, the benchmark climbed 72.37 points, or 0.22 per cent, to a new record 32,109.75 in opening trade.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, July 14 2017. 10:07 IST