Currency Rupee rises 33 paise to 70.50 against USD in early trade Updated : December 13, 2019 10:12 AM IST The rupee opened at 70.54, then gained further ground and touched a high of 70.50, registering a rise of 33 paise over its previous close. The 10-year government bond yield was at 6.83 percent in morning trade. On Thursday, rupee had settled for the day at 70.83 against the US dollar. 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.