Mumbai, Aug 10:
The rupee opened on a flat note against the US dollar today at 74.96, down 3 paise over its previous close of 74.93. On the domestic equity market front, the 30-share BSE benchmark Sensex was trading 315.34 points higher at 38,355.91 and broader NSE Nifty rose 98.90 points to 11,312.95.
Foreign institutional investors were net buyers in the capital market as they purchased shares worth Rs 397.32 crore on Friday, according to provisional exchange data.
Brent crude futures, the global oil benchmark, rose 0.97 per cent to USD 44.83 per barrel.