Bonds Rupee recovers from 6-month lows, opens higher at 71.48 a dollar Updated : August 21, 2019 09:08 AM IST At 09:06 AM, the rupee was trading at 71.51 a dollar, up 20 paise from its Tuesday’s close of 71.71. In debt markets, the yields on the 10-year government bonds were up 0.08 percent to 6.59 percent from its previous close of 6.59 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.