Rupee opens 40 paise higher at 74.34 per dollar

Rupee opens 40 paise higher at 74.34 per dollar

The Indian rupee gained in the early trade on Thursday. It opened 40 paise higher at 74.34 per dollar against the previous close of 74.74, amid buying seen in the domestic equity market.

On November 4, the domestic currency ended lower by 34 paise at 74.74 against Tuesday's close of 74.40.

At 10:05 IST, the Sensex was up 526.99 points or 1.30% at 41,143.13, and the Nifty was up 158.30 points or 1.33% at 12,066.80