The rupee solidified 14 paise to 70.98 against the dollar in opening trade Monday after the greenback went under weight against a few monetary forms in the midst of outside store inflows and a higher opening of residential value markets.
Forex merchants said shortcoming in the dollar against some different monetary forms abroad as desires for an economic accord between the US and China, and remote capital inflows in the household value markets bolstered the rupee.
At the interbank forex showcase, the rupee opened with quality at 71 and progressed further to cite 16 paise higher at 70.98 against the dollar.
As indicated by temporary trade information, remote portfolio financial specialists (FPIs) purchased offers worth a net of Rs 6,311.01 crore on net premise on Friday.
On Friday, the rupee had picked up 10 paise to finish at 71.14 against the US dollar.
In the interim, the benchmark BSE Sensex rose 140.29 focuses, or 0.38 percent, to 36,011.77 in opening session Monday.