Japans 10Year Bond Yield Falls as Yield on U.S. Peer Drifts Lower


TOKYO, June 25 Reuters The yield on 10year Japanese government bonds fell on Friday amid an absence of marketmoving factors in Japan, while sentiment was underpinned as U.S. 10year Treasury yield drifted lower overnight.

The 10year JGB yield fell 0.5 basis point to 0.045.

The 20year JGB yield was unchanged at 0.425.

The 30year JGB yield rose one basis point to 0.675 and the 40year JGB yield rose two basis points to 0.750.

At the shorter end, the twoyear JGB yield fell 0.5 basis point to minus 0.120.

Benchmark 10year JGB futures rose 0.07 point to 151.72, with a trading volume of 11,506 lots.

Weaker than anticipated readings on jobless claims and durable goods orders kept Treasury yields in a tight range on Thursday, with benchmark 10year Treasury yields hovering just below 1.5.

Reporting by Tokyo markets team

Source Reuters



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