Rupee down by 9 paise against USD

Mumbai, Sep 11 (UNI) The rupee fell today by 9 paise to 63.87 against the US dollar in early trade today at the on rising demand for the greenback from banks and importers, dealers at Forex Market said. A strong dollar in overseas markets weighed on the rupee sentiment, currency traders said. The rupee had continued its rising run for the third day, surging by 27 paise to hit a fresh one-month high of 63.78 against the US currency on Friday. Meanwhile, the benchmark BSE Sensex spurted by 186.61 points or 0.59 per cent to 31,874.13 in early trade, he added.

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