Rupee trims initial gains Vs US dollar, still up by 14 paise
Persistent capital inflows from foreign funds into the equity market also boosted the rupee value against the dollar, a forex dealer said.
The rupee resumed higher at 54.40 per dollar as against the last closing level of 54.48 per dollar at the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) Market and moved up further to a high of 54.26 per dollar.
However, it declined afterwards to 54.45 per dollar before quoting at 54.34 per dollar at 1040 hrs.
In New York market, the euro edged higher yesterday recovering from losses notched after Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti's decision to step down put Europe's debt crisis back in focus.
Traders were also looking ahead to this week's Federal Reserve meeting for clues on continuation of its policy to purchase longer-dated securities.
Meanwhile, the Indian benchmark Sensex was quoted up by 130 points, or 0.67 per cent, to 19,539.19 at 1050 hrs.
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