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Japan's key bond yield rises to 0.565% in morning

July 6, 2014

The yield on the bellwether 10-year Japanese government bond ended Monday morning slightly higher as selling took the upper hand, reflecting the Nikkei stock index's brief rise.

The yield on the No. 334, 0.6 percent issue, the main yardstick of long-term interest rates, ended morning interdealer trading at 0.565 percent, up 0.005 percentage point from Friday's close.

The price of the September futures contract for 10-year bonds was up 0.02 point to 145.58 on the Osaka Exchange.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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