Japan's key bond yield rises in negative territory

Japan Economic Newswire |

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond ended higher while remaining in negative territory Monday following a rise in U.S. Treasury yields late last week and gains in Tokyo stocks.

The yield on the No. 354, 0.1 percent issue, the main barometer of long-term interest rates, ended interdealer trading at minus 0.035 percent, up 0.020 percentage point from Friday's close.

The price of the June futures contract for 10-year bonds declined 0.19 point to 152.65 on the Osaka Exchange.

==Kyodo

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