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Mumbai, Sep 19: Extending its rising streak for the the fourth straight day, the rupee strengthened by 10 paise to 60.74 against the US dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on continued selling of the American currency by exporters. Also Read - Sensex, Nifty Tick Higher in Opening Trade

A higher opening of the domestic equity market also supported the rupee but the dollar’s rise against other currencies overseas capped the gains, dealers said. Yesterday, the Indian rupee ended eight paise higher at 60.84 against the greenback following late dollar selling by exporters and a strong rally in local shares. Also Read - Vodafone Idea Records Q1 Loss of Rs 25,460.20 crore as Pandemic Hits Business

In previous three sessions, the rupee gained 29 paise. Meanwhile, the benchmark BSE Sensex rose 73.39 points, or 0.27 per cent, to 27,185.60 in early trade.