The yield on the bellwether 10-year Japanese government bond ended Friday morning higher on selling amid a sense of caution over recent higher 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 0.495 percent, up 0.010 percentage point from Thursday's close.
The price of the September futures contract for 10-year bonds was down 0.05 point to 146.24 on the Osaka Exchange.
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