Bonds Rupee falls 21 paise to 71.40 a dollar in opening trade Updated : January 21, 2019 09:10 AM IST At 09:10 AM, the rupee was trading at 71.40 a dollar, down 21 paise from its Friday’s close of 71.19. In debt markets, the yields on the 10-year government bonds up 0.3 percent to 7.33 percent from its previous close of 7.31 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.