Mumbai: The rupee on Tuesday opened 15 paise higher at 72.30 against the US dollar amid increased selling by banks and exporters. The rupee was also supported by euro, besides dollar’s weakness against some currencies overseas.Also Read - Secrets To Running A Million-Dollar Company

The rupee on Monday fell to a lifetime low of 72.67 a dollar in intra-day trade before closing at 72.45. It depreciated by a steep 72 paise on escalation of global trade war fear. Also Read - Rupee Rises For Third Day, Up 27 Paise to 74.19 Per USD

Meanwhile, the benchmark Sensex rose 95.32 points, or 0.25 per cent, to 38,017.49 in opening trade. Also Read - Closer Than Predicted US Presidential Contest Leaves Markets Uncertain

(With agency inputs)