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Japan's key bond yield rises to 0.585%

May 19, 2014

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond ended higher Monday as investors locked in gains following recent rises in bond prices.

The yield on the No. 333, 0.6 percent issue, the main yardstick of long-term interest rates, ended interdealer trading at 0.585 percent, up 0.005 percentage point from Friday's close.

The price of the June futures contract for 10-year bonds declined 0.03 point to 145.25 on the Osaka Exchange.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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