Rupee falls by 6 paise

Mumbai: The Indian rupee opened 6 paise lower against the dollar today, as the American currency strengthened against other major currencies.

The domestic unit early morning today was trading at Rs 45.30 a dollar, 6 paise lower from the yesterday`s close at the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market. Yesterday, it had closed 11 paise lower at Rs 45.24/25 a dollar.

Dollar`s gains against major currencies overseas and lower opening on the stock market weighed on the rupee sentiment, said the dealers.

Meanwhile, the BSE Sensex fell by 90.53 points at 19,092.29 points in the opening trade.

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