MUMBAI, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Indian rupee rose to its highest in a week on Tuesday tracking Asian currencies after U.S. President Donald Trump said in interview to Reuters that he was “not thrilled” with the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hikes.
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The rupee rose to 69.59/dollar, its highest since Aug. 13 after opening stronger at 69.69 on Tuesday compared its previous close of 69.83.
The 10-year benchmark bond yield was unchanged at 7.83 percent. (Reporting by Suvashree Dey Choudhury; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier)