Rupee up 5 paise against USD

Mumbai  (Thestates.news)| The rupee on Wednesday rose 5 paise to 83.12 in the opening session on the sale of US dollars by bankers and exporters, dealers at the Foreign Exchange said. The local unit advanced due to a weak dollar against other world currencies and a rebounding equity market in the opening session. The rupee recorded intraday highs and lows at 83.10 and 83.15, respectively, the dealer added. (uni)