Rupee falls 10 paise to 79.67 against US dollar in early trade

The rupee depreciated by 10 paise to 79.67 against the US dollar in opening trade on Monday, even as the equity market opened on a positive note. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the rupee opened at 79.66 against the greenback, then fell to 79.67, registering a decline of 10 paise over its last close. In initial deals, the local unit also touched 79.64 against the dollar. On Friday, the rupee appreciated by 12 paise to close at 79.57 against the American currency.

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