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Japan's key bond yield edges up to 0.535%

July 14, 2014

The yield on the bellwether 10-year Japanese government bond finished slightly higher Monday on selling triggered by rises 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 0.535 percent, up 0.005 percentage point from Friday's close.

The price of the September futures contract for 10-year bonds declined 0.10 point to 145.85 on the Osaka Exchange.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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