Bonds Rupee opens higher at 71.26 a dollar on falling crude prices Updated : February 20, 2019 09:10 AM IST At 09:10 AM, the rupee was trading at 71.30 a dollar, up 4 paise from its Monday’s close of 71.34. In debt markets, the yields on the 10-year government bonds up 0.14 percent to 7.37 percent from its previous close of 7.36 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.