Rupee is trading at 64.55 against the US dollar in early trade at interbank forex market.
Sensex opened higher at 33,034.20 points (from 32,949.21); Nifty opened up by 39 points at 10,205.70 points
The rally came just a day after the virtual currency, which has been used to buy everything from an ice cream to a pint of beer, hit the $12,000 mark for the first time, while it has soared more than 50 percent in value in just one week.
This is the second move by Sebi to allow institutional participants in the commodity derivatives market
Bitcoin was last up 4.48 percent at $12,200.40 on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange after surging to the record peak of $12,276.00.
Nissan Motor has begun international arbitration against India in a dispute over unpaid state incentives.
According to data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the GDP for Q2 stood at Rs 31.66 lakh crore, or a growth of 6.3 per cent
The first one-rupee note was printed in England and issued on November 30, 1917, in India, with an image of King George V
Sensex opened lower at 33,542.50 points; Nifty was quoting at 10,332.70 points, down by 28.60 points
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