Bonds Rupee opens lower at 71.77 a dollar, bond yields rise Updated : September 11, 2019 09:07 AM IST At 09:06 AM, the rupee was trading at 71.77 a dollar, down 6 paise from its Monday’s close of 71.71. In debt markets, the yields on the 10-year government bonds were up 0.58 percent at 6.62 percent from the previous close of 6.58 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.