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Japan's key bond yield edges higher in morning on higher stocks

July 28, 2014

The yield on the bellwether 10-year Japanese government bond edged up Tuesday morning on higher Tokyo stocks and overnight 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 0.525 percent, up 0.005 percentage point from Monday's close.

The price of the September futures contract for 10-year bonds was up 0.02 point to 145.99 on the Osaka Exchange.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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