Indian Rupee drops 5 paise against US dollar on fresh demand for American currency

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Mumbai | Updated: March 20, 2015 10:50:32 AM

The Indian rupee depreciated by five paise at 62.57 against the US dollar today on fresh demand for the American currency from importers.

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The Indian rupee depreciated by five paise at 62.57 against the US dollar today on fresh demand for the American currency from importers.

Besides, a lower opening in domestic equity markets put pressure on the local unit, forex dealers said.

The rupee had gained 17 paise to end at 62.52 against the US dollar yesterday.

Meanwhile, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell by 136.92 points, or 0.48 per cent, at 28,332.75 in early trade today.

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