Rupee slips 13 paise to 69.05 against US dollar in early trade


MUMBAI: The rupee opened on a weak note and declined by 13 paise to 69.05 against the US dollar in opening trade on Tuesday.


The rupee opened weak at 68.98 at the interbank forex market and then fell further to 69.05, down 13 paise over its last close.

On Monday, the rupee had settled at 68.92 against the US dollar.

Brent crude futures, the global oil benchmark, rose 0.13 per cent to USD 63.34 per barrel.

As per provisional data, Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) remained net sellers in the capital markets, pulling out Rs 1,916.91 crore on Monday.

Domestic bourses opened on a positive note day with benchmark indices Sensex trading 50.03 points up at 38,081.16 and Nifty up 13.55 points at 11,359.75.

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