Japans 10Year Bond Yields Fall as Investor Scoop Up Debt

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TOKYO, June 11 Reuters Yields on 10year Japanese government bonds fell for the second straight session on Friday, tracking declines in U.S. Treasuries yields, while some domestic investors who failed to buy U.S. debt shifted their money to JGBs, a market participant said.

The 10year JGB yield fell 1.5 basis points to 0.030, after falling to 0.025, its lowest since Jan. 15.

Benchmark 10year JGB futures rose 0.2 point to 151.9, with a trading volume of 48,879 lots.

The longer term bond yields also fell, with the 20year JGB yield falling one basis point to 0.410 and the 30year JGB yield sliding 0.5 basis point to 0.655.

The fiveyear yield fell 0.5 basis point to minus 0.120.

The twoyear JGB yield was flat at minus 0.130.

The 40year JGB yield was also unchanged at 0.705.

Reporting by Tokyo markets team; Editing by Rashmi Aich

Source Reuters

 

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