Japan's key bond yield rises after U.S. delays some China tariffs

Japan Economic Newswire |

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond ended higher Wednesday as investors sold the debt following a U.S. decision to delay tariffs on some Chinese imports until December.

The yield on the No. 355, 0.1 percent issue, the main yardstick of long-term interest rates, ended interdealer trading at minus 0.225 percent, up 0.015 percentage point from Tuesday's close.

The price of the September futures contract for 10-year bonds declined 0.17 point to 154.74 on the Osaka Exchange.

==Kyodo

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