The yield on the bellwether 10-year Japanese government bond ended Wednesday morning slightly higher on selling in the wake of falls in U.S. government bond prices.
The yield on the No. 334, 0.6 percent issue, the main yardstick of long-term interest rates, ended morning interdealer trading at 0.590 percent, up 0.005 percentage point from Tuesday's close.
The price of the September futures contract for 10-year bonds was down 0.05 point to 145.28 on the Osaka Exchange.
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