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Japan's key bond yield edges higher to 0.530% in morning

September 3, 2014

The yield on the bellwether 10-year Japanese government bond ended slightly higher Thursday morning in directionless trading as the Tokyo stock market fluctuated.

The yield on the No. 335, 0.5 percent issue, the main yardstick of long-term interest rates, ended morning interdealer trading at 0.530 percent, up 0.005 percentage point from Wednesday's close.

The price of the September futures contract for 10-year bonds was flat at 146.16 on the Osaka Exchange.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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