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Japan's key bond yield edges down to 0.595%

June 12, 2014

The yield on the bellwether 10-year Japanese government bond ended lower Thursday on buying triggered by falls 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 0.595 percent, down 0.005 percentage point from Wednesday's close.

The price of the September futures contract for 10-year bonds gained 0.08 point to 145.24 on the Osaka Exchange.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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