The Indian rupee showed weakness against the dollar during Tuesday's early trading. At about 12:55 am ET, the rupee touched 51.21 against the dollar, compared to Monday's closing value of 51.15.

In stock market, Bombay Stock Exchange's Sensex rose 123 points to 9691. National Stock Exchange's Nifty climbed above the 3000 mark in the first few minutes of trade and was trading at 3007, up 29.35 points.

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