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Japan's key bond yield rises to 0.590%

May 27, 2014

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond ended slightly higher Tuesday on selling triggered by rises in Tokyo stocks.

The yield on the No. 333, 0.6 percent issue, the main yardstick of long-term interest rates, ended interdealer trading at 0.590 percent, up 0.005 percentage point from Monday's close.

The price of the June futures contract for 10-year bonds declined 0.02 point to 145.23 on the Osaka Exchange.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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