Bonds Rupee opens lower at 71.37 a dollar, bond yields rise Updated : August 16, 2019 09:10 AM IST At 09:10 AM, the rupee was trading at 71.39 a dollar down 12 paise from its Wednesday’s close of 71.27. In debt markets, the yields on the 10-year government bonds were up 0.63 percent to 6.59 percent from its previous close of 6.63 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.