Foreign exchange merchants mentioned elevated promoting of the American foreign money by exporters and banks and sustained international fund inflows additionally supported the home foreign money.
On the interbank foreign exchange market, the rupee opened increased at 70.58 and rose additional to cite at 70.44, displaying an increase of 46 paise over its earlier shut.
On Thursday, the rupee fell by 44 paise towards the greenback to shut at 70.90.
The native unit additionally gathered momentum following easing crude oil costs.
Globally, Brent crude, the worldwide benchmark, was buying and selling 0.53 p.c down at $59.74 per barrel.
In the meantime, on a web foundation, international funds purchased shares price Rs 72.47 crore, whereas DIIs bought the share to the tune of Rs 389.78 crore Thursday, provisional information confirmed.
The 30-share index rose 157.23 factors, or 0.45 p.c, to commerce at 35,469.36. In an analogous motion, the NSE Nifty was buying and selling 50.45 factors or 0.37 p.c, increased at 10,640.70.