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Japan's key bond yield rises to 0.535%

September 5, 2014

The yield on the bellwether 10-year Japanese government bond finished higher Friday on selling following a drop in U.S. bond prices the previous day.

The yield on the No. 335, 0.5 percent issue, the main yardstick of long-term interest rates, ended interdealer trading at 0.535 percent, up 0.010 percentage point from Thursday's close.

The price of the September futures contract for 10-year bonds declined 0.10 point to 146.05 on the Osaka Exchange.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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