Rupee in Friday's trade (August 14, 2020) opened unchanged at 74.847 versus previous day's close of 74.85 per US dollar.
The yield on 10-year benchmark bond came in higher 5.931% as compared to Thursday's close of 5.866% after retail inflation data for July.
CPI inflation for July month came in well above the RBI's comfort level at 6.93 percent on continuously surging food prices, negating hopes of a further rate cut.
Oil prices in today's session gained and are on course for a second week of gains as fuel demand is seen to pick up despite the pandemic. Brent crude was up 14 cents, or 0.3%, at $45.10 by 0043 GMT. West Texas Intermediate gained 12 cents, or 0.3%, to $42.36.
Meanwhile, Indian indices tracking mixed global cues are trading higher, with Nifty at 11332.