RBI buying dollars to halt rupee gains: Traders
May 19 2014 , Mumbai
The rupee was trading at 58.52/53 per dollar by 9.29 a.m., off its session high of 58.47, its highest since June 18. The currency closed at 58.79/80 on Friday.
The rupee had gained at open on expectations of continued robust foreign buying in domestic shares and debt after the Bharatiya Janata Party swept the country's elections.
A trader with a brokerage expects the rupee to be in a 58.50 to 58.70 range during the session.