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Rupee higher as Asian shares gain

Reuters Market Eye - The rupee is trading at 61.19/dollar versus its previous close of 61.31/32. Asian shares gain tracking higher Wall Street on U.S. tech earnings. Sentiment for the rupee is positive after the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government ended fuel price controls, opened up the coal sector and the party won two state elections.

Asian shares shine on U.S. tech results, ECB hopes 9:25am IST

TOKYO - Asian shares were on track for solid gains on Wednesday, after Wall Street's strong performance on upbeat results from two technology bellwethers offset investors' recent concerns about the outlook for the global economy.

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