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Japan's key bond yield inches down to 0.625%

January 27, 2014

TOKYO , Jan. 28 -- ( Kyodo ) _ The yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond inched down Tuesday morning on bond buying prompted by worries over emerging economies. The yield on the No. 332, 0.6 percent issue, the main yardstick of long-term interest rates, ended morning interdealer trading at 0.625 percent, down 0.005 percentage point from Monday's close. The price of the March futures contract for 10-year bonds was up 0.05 point at 144.69 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange .

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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