Rupee up 28 paise, breaches 52-level; Sensex crosses 19,000 mark
Dealers said sustained capital inflows and a higher opening in the equity market also supported the rupee. Meanwhile, the BSE benchmark Sensex surpassed 19,000 points level by rising 200.48 points, or 1.06 per cent, to 19,070.17.
Yesterday, the rupee had gained 24 paise to close at nearly 5-1/2-month high of 52.16 on sustained dollar selling by exporters and hefty capital inflows in local stock market.
Expressing serious concern over the ongoing protests in Andhra Pradesh, following the nod for the creation of a separate Telangana State, the Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja said that the Centre must address the genuine concerns of the people and assure them that their interests will be duly protected.
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