Mumbai: The Indian rupee opened higher 10 paise to Rs 64.05 against the US dollar in near the beginning trade on selling of greenback by banks and exporters.
Forex dealers conveyed that domestic equities commenced on a firm note that assisted the rupee sentiment.
They further added that the US dollar’s strength next to main global currencies capped the rupee’s gain. On Friday, the rupee concluded steady to Rs 64.15 against the dollar.
For now the benchmark BSE Sensex gained by 92.83 points, or 0.29 per cent, to 31,617.51 in near the beginning trade.