Mumbai, India (BBN)-Indian rupee appreciated by 9 paise to 65.49 against the US dollar in early trade on sustained selling of the American currency by exporters and banks amid increased foreign fund inflows.
On Wednesday, the rupee had surged to its highest level in five weeks to end at 65.58 by gaining 38 paise against the US currency as exporters and banks stepped up dollar sales amid aggressive policy measures from the RBI, reports the PTI.
Meanwhile, the BSE Sensex rose by 266.02 points, or 1.02 per cent, to 26,420.85 in early trade.