Indian rupee extends gains; lack of US dollar supplies hurts; seen in 59.60 to 60.10 range

Written by Reuters | Updated: Jul 7 2014, 18:31pm hrs
Indian rupee at 60.00/01 versus its Friday's close of 59.72/73, as lack of US dollar supplies on account of the U.S. markets holiday hurts while caution also prevails ahead of the budget on Thursday.

Asian currencies trading mixed versus the dollar.

The US dollar edged higher on Monday and touched its highest level in more than a week versus a basket of major currencies, staying on firm footing in the wake of last week's solid U.S. jobs data.

Local shares up 0.2 percent.

Indian rupee is seen moving in a 59.60 to 60.10 range during the rest of the session.