Rupee up 8 paise

MUMBAI: The rupee Thursday gained by 8 paise to close the day at 60.29 against the dollar in line with the surge in stock markets, breaking three-day losing streak.
Fresh dollar selling by exporters amid weak dollar overseas aided the rupee, forex dealers said, adding that sustained capital outflows restricted the gain in local currency.
At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market, the domestic currency resumed better at 60.30 a dollar from previous close of 60.37. —PTI