TOKYO , Jan. 17 -- ( Kyodo ) _ The yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond fell Friday morning, reflecting overnight declines in U.S. Treasury yields and Tokyo stocks' losses. The yield on the No. 332, 0.6 percent issue, the main yardstick of long-term interest rates, ended morning interdealer trading at 0.665 percent, down 0.005 percentage point from Thursday's close. The price of the March futures contract for 10-year bonds rose 0.09 point to 144.27 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange .
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