TOKYO , Jan. 23 -- ( Kyodo ) _ The yield on the bellwether 10-year Japanese government bond rose Thursday morning, mirroring overnight rises in U.S. Treasury rates. The yield on the No. 332, 0.6 percent issue, the main yardstick of long-term interest rates, ended morning interdealer trading at 0.680 percent, up 0.005 percentage point from Wednesday's close. The price of the March futures contract for 10-year bonds was down 0.08 point to 144.07 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange .
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