Bonds Rupee extends losses, opens lower at 71.51 a dollar Updated : August 20, 2019 09:13 AM IST At 09:10 AM, the rupee was trading at 71.60 a dollar down 17 paise from its Monday’s close of 71.43. In debt markets, the yields on the 10-year government bonds were up 0.21 percent to 6.60 percent from its previous close of 6.59 percent. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.