Bonds Rupee opens at 71.95 a dollar, trades at lowest level since December 2018 Updated : August 23, 2019 09:14 AM IST At 09:10 AM, the rupee was trading at 71.99 a dollar, down 18 paise from its Thursday’s close of 71.81. In debt markets, the yields on the 10-year government bonds were up 0.21 percent to 6.57 percent from its previous close of 6.56 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.