Rupee hits 1-1/2 week high in early trade
Jul 24 2014 , Mumbai
The Nifty is trading down 0.26 percent and moves will be monitored for clues on foreign fund flows.
Asian stock markets edge broadly higher after a surprisingly strong reading on Chinese manufacturing bolsters hopes for recovery in the world's second-biggest economy.
The rupee is seen in 59.90 to 60.20 range during the day.
Importer dollar demand to meet month-end payment commitments will limit gains in the Indian unit.