TOKYO , Dec. 30 -- ( Kyodo ) _ The yield on the bellwether 10-year Japanese government bond ended Monday at a three-month high as Tokyo shares' continued gains prompted traders to unload their bond holdings. The yield on the No. 332, 0.6 percent issue, the main yardstick of long-term interest rates, ended interdealer trading at 0.740 percent, up 0.030 percentage point from Friday's close. The price of the March futures contract for 10-year bonds declined 0.34 point to 143.32 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange .
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