PM Modi's victory in UP is seen as an endorsement of his economic reform agenda.
: The rupee rose in non-deliverable forwards trading on Monday, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won a landslide victory in an important battleground state.
PM Modi's victory in Uttar Pradesh strengthens his claim to a second term in national elections in 2019, and is seen as an endorsement of his economic reform agenda.
The rupee gained around 0.5 per cent in one-month non-deliverable forwards (NDFs) trading to 66.35 per US dollar.
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