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Japan's key bond yield inches up 0.600% in morning

June 8, 2014

The yield on the bellwether 10-year Japanese government bond rose slightly Monday morning on selling that followed 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 Friday's close.

The price of the June futures contract for 10-year bonds was down 0.05 point to 145.46 on the Osaka Exchange.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire