Indian rupee down 8 paise to 59.37 against US dollar

Written by PTI | Mumbai | Updated: Jun 11 2014, 15:21pm hrs
Indian rupeeIndian rupee had lost nine paise to close at 59.29 against the dollar on Friday.
The rupee weakened by eight paise to trade at 59.37 against the US dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market due to increased demand for the American currency from importers.

Forex dealers said the dollar's gain against the euro overseas also put pressure on the rupee.

However, a higher opening at the domestic equity market limited the fall, they added.

The rupee had lost nine paise to close at 59.29 against the dollar yesterday on sustained demand for the US currency from importers.