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BIZ-RUPEE-CLOSE - Rupee zooms 55 paise to 73.57; marks biggest jump in over 3 weeks

Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.

Mumbai, Oct 12 (PTI) Rising for the third straight day, the rupee strengthened by 55 paise to settle at 73.57 against the US dollar Friday, marking its biggest gain in over three weeks as global crude prices eased and domestic indices staged a smart rebound.
Steps taken by the government to curb non-essential imports and anticipation of more measures to attract foreign inflows have boosted sentiment in the market, traders said.
The government Thursday hiked the import duty on certain communicati ...