October 7, 2013 / 7:21 AM / 4 years ago

MARKET EYE-USD/INR stays strong; local shares ease

* USD/INR continues to trade stronger on the day at
61.78/79 versus its close of 61.43/44 on Friday as domestic
shares fall.
* Traders however say dollar sellers emerging around 61.80-85
levels, limiting a further rise in the pair.
* The main share index trading down 1.1 percent. 
* Asian currencies mostly eased on Monday, taking a breather
from their recent rally, as a lack of progress toward resolving
a U.S. budget standoff kept investors' appetite for risky assets
in check. 

 (swati.bhat@thomsonreuters.com/;
swati.bhat.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net)

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