Mumbai, India (BBN)-Indian rupee on Wednesday lost 6 paise to 68.64 against the US dollar in early trade at the inter-bank foreign exchange market.
The increased demand for the dollar from importers added to pressure on the rupee, reports the PTI.
On Tuesday, the rupee gained three paise at 68.58 against the US dollar on mild selling of the American currency by banks and exporters despite a higher greenback in overseas markets.
Meanwhile, the Sensex fell 141.89 points, or 0.60 per cent, to 23,268.29 in opening trade.