Rupee trades weak at 66.10 to the dollar

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Rupee trades weak at 66.10 to the dollar
The start of the week was not good for the rupee with the Indian currency dropping to 66.10 against the dollar in early trade.

The rupee had shown a spectacular rally on Thursday and Friday, to jump from a low of as much as 68.81 to the dollar to end last week at 65.70. This was largely on the back of the RBI announcing a decision to open a forex swap window for oil marketing companies.

Dealers say that the rupee might continue to remain volatile through the day until there is clarity on the Federal Reserve decision on asset tapering in Mid September.

Meanwhile, Indian markets are expected to open flat in line with most Asian markets and are likely to take cues from the rupee movement. To check rupee rates click here

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Story first published: Monday, September 2, 2013, 9:08 [IST]
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