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Customs all smiles as revenue mop-up jumps on Rupee pains

At least one arm of the harried North Block is a happy lot amid the falling rupee and is looking at it as a blessing in disguise, as the Customs Department is witnessing a near double-digit uptick in revenue collection.

Sensex rises for second day; closes above 18,600

The 30-share barometer rallied 218.68 points to close at 18,620 led by buying in IT, FMCG, banking, healthcare stocks.

BSE Sensex down 71 points in opening trade

Besides, profit-booking by speculators after yesterday's strong rally also weighed on sentiment.

Sensex stages smart recovery after plunging over 500 points

On similar lines, the broad-based National Stock Exchange index Nifty recovered by over 7.12 points to 5,272.96.

BSE Sensex snaps 3-day losing streak; up 200 points

The 30-share index rose by 193 points to 18,439. Similarly the NSE Nifty gained by 64 points to 5,404.

Rupee at fresh three-week low of 56.11 against dollar

The rupee on Tuesday extended its losses for the third straight session and fell by 14 paise to cross 56-level after more than three weeks against the American currency on strong dollar demand from importers and capital outflows.