INR Vs USD: On Thursday, rupee had closed at 70.69 after gaining 77 paise against the dollar.
The rupee gained 39 paise to 70.30 paise against the US dollar in early trade on Monday amid plunging crude oil prices, reported news agency Press Trust of India (PTI). Weakness in the American currency and a positive opening of domestic equity markets lifted the rupee, traders were quoted as saying in the PTI report. On Thursday, the rupee had closed at 70.69 after gaining 77 paise against the dollar. On Friday, the forex market was closed on account of Gurunanak Jayanti.