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Japan's key bond yield rises on firm Tokyo stocks

June 11, 2014

The yield on the bellwether 10-year Japanese government bond finished higher Wednesday on selling prompted by rises in Tokyo stocks.

The yield on the No. 334, 0.6 percent issue, the main yardstick of long-term interest rates, ended interdealer trading at 0.600 percent, up 0.010 percentage point from Tuesday's close.

The price of the September futures contract for 10-year bonds declined 0.07 point to 145.16 on the Osaka Exchange.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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