People of Bihar are surprised over crores of rupees being credited in the bank accounts of two children.
The Indian rupee appreciated 6 paise to 73.02 against the US dollar in opening trade on Thursday, tracking a positive trend in domestic equities and sustained foreign fund inflows.
The Indian rupee opened on a flat note and slipped 5 paise to 73.05 against the US dollar in opening trade on Wednesday.
The Indian rupee appreciated 4 paise to 73.25 against the US dollar in opening trade on Tuesday, tracking a positive trend in domestic equities.
A strong rally in the domestic equity markets and a weak American currency in the overseas markets also supported the rupee sentiment.
At the interbank forex market, the local unit opened strong at 74.17 against the greenback, then gained strength and settled for the day at 73.69, higher by 53 paise over its previous close of 74.22.
Moreover, a strong dollar in the overseas markets and rising crude prices weighed on the investor sentiment, forex traders said.
At the interbank foreign exchange market, the domestic currency opened marginally down at 74.20 and later dropped to a low of 74.30 in the day trade.
The rupee gained 17 paise to close at 74.22 (provisional) against the US dollar on Monday, supported by a firm trend in domestic equities and weak American currency overseas.
The rupee appreciated 6 paise to 74.29 against the US dollar in early trade on Wednesday as strong buying in domestic equities and weakness in American currency overseas strengthened investor...