Rupee opens higher at 73.17 per dollar

Rupee opens higher at 73.17 per dollar

The Indian rupee gained in the opening trade on January 19. It opened 11 paise higher at 73.17 per dollar against the previous close of 73.28, amid buying seen in the domestic equity market.

On January 18, the rupee ended near the day's low at 73.28 per dollar versus Friday's close of 73.12.

At 10:01 IST, the Sensex was up 350.33 points or 0.72% at 48914.60, and the Nifty was up 103.00 points or 0.72% at 14384.30.