The rupee today appreciated by eight paise to 54.10 against the US dollar on the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market in early trade on increased foreign fund flows amid firm local equities.
Forex dealers said euro's gains against the American currency in the overseas market also supported the rupee.
The local unit had closed higher at 54.18 against the dollar on Monday.
Forex market was closed yesterday for 'Shivaji Jayanti'.
Meanwhile, the 30-share BSE Sensex rose by 106.70 points, or 0.54 per cent, to 19,742.42 in early trade today.
THOMAS COOK (INDIA) LTD
Mumbai, Feb 20 (PTI) The rupee exchange rates for today as
quoted by Thomas Cook (I) Ltd, are:-
(In Rs per unit of the currency)
Currencies Buying Selling
US Dollar 50.45 57.10
Pound Sterling 77.90 88.20
Euro 67.65 76.60
Australian Dollar 52.95 58.95
Bahrain Dinar 133.70 152.55
Canadian Dollar 49.20 56.45
Danish Krone 8.85 10.35
Egyptian Pound 5.85 8.35
Hong Kong Dollar 6.30 7.55
Japanese Yen/100 53.70 61.05
Jordan Dinar 67.65 79.25
Kuwait Dinar 158.35 196.80
Malaysian Ringgit 15.55 19.15
New Zealand Dollar 41.35