Indian rupee rises 3 paise to $72.34

24 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Mumbail: The rupee advanced by 3 paise to 72.34 against the US dollar in opening trade on Tuesday, as easing crude oil prices and buying trend in equity markets lifted sentiment.

The rupee's gains were, however, restricted as investors turned a bit cautious due to rising US dollar amid foreign fund outflows, report agencies.

At the interbank forex market, the local unit opened flat at 72.37 against the US dollar, then gained some strength to quote at 72.34, a rise of 3 paise over its last close.