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Japan's key bond yield rises to 0.6% in morning

June 16, 2014

The yield on the bellwether 10-year Japanese government bond ended Tuesday morning slightly higher on selling on the back of rises in Tokyo stocks.

The yield on the No. 334, 0.6 percent issue, the main yardstick of long-term interest rates, ended morning interdealer trading at 0.600 percent, up 0.005 percentage point from Monday's close.

The price of the September futures contract for 10-year bonds rose 0.02 point to 145.21 on the Osaka Exchange.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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