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Japan's key bond yield falls to 15-month low

July 9, 2014

The yield on the bellwether 10-year Japanese government bond ended at a 15-month low Wednesday on drops in Tokyo stocks and rises in U.S. government bond prices the previous day.

The yield on the No. 334, 0.6 percent issue, the main yardstick of long-term interest rates, finished interdealer trading at 0.540 percent, down 0.010 percentage point from Tuesday's close.

The price of the September futures contract for 10-year bonds climbed 0.10 point to 145.82 on the Osaka Exchange.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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