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Japan's key bond yield rises in morning on higher U.S. yields

August 12, 2014

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond rose Wednesday morning, tracking overnight rises in U.S. treasury yields.

The yield on the No. 334, 0.6 percent issue, the main yardstick of long-term interest rates, ended morning interdealer trading at 0.510 percent, up 0.005 percentage point from Tuesday's close.

The price of the September futures contract for 10-year bonds fell 0.02 point to 146.10 on the Osaka Exchange.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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