The value of dollar as against rupee at the onset of the open market today was seen waning, as dollar exchanged in the ready market and telegraphic market at Rs70.70 and Rs70.50 respectively. Other major currencies exchanged: British Pound at Rs140.10, Euro at Rs112, Japanese Yen at Rs0.660, Emirates Dirham at Rs19.15, Saudi Riyal at Rs18.63 and Canadian dollar at Rs69.60.