The Rupee was trading three paise higher at 66.81 against the US Dollar in late morning trade on Friday.

Weakness in the Dollar against other currencies and higher opening of domestic equity markets supported the Rupee.

On Thursday, the domestic currency had closed 13 paise down at 66.85 on fresh demand for the American currency from banks and exporters.

Meanwhile, the benchmark index Sensex was trading 263 points higher at 28,122 at 10.55 am.