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Japan's key bond yield rises to 0.560%

June 29, 2014

The yield on the bellwether 10-year Japanese government bond ended slightly higher Monday morning as selling took the upper hand after the yield ended Friday at a 14-month low.

The yield on the No. 334, 0.6 percent issue, the main yardstick of long-term interest rates, ended morning interdealer trading at 0.560 percent, up 0.005 percentage point from Friday's close.

The price of the September futures contract for 10-year bonds was down 0.05 point at 145.69 on the Osaka Exchange.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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