TOKYO, March 26 (IFR) - Japanese government bond prices
eased on Wednesday, weighed down by a bounce in Tokyo stocks and
overnight weakening in U.S. Treasuries.
A regular bond purchasing operation by the Bank of Japan, a
part of the central bank's massive monetary easing, limited JGB
The benchmark 10-year cash yield rose 1.5 basis points to
0.620 percent. Market players said the 10-year
zone was weighed by caution ahead of an auction of the maturity
The June 10-year futures dipped 0.15 point to
The JGB super-long zone bucked the trend, helped by
purchases from investors tweaking their portfolios before the
completion of the Japanese fiscal year at the end of the month.
The 30-year yield fell 1 basis point to 1.680
(Reporting by Masatsugu Hisatsune; Editing by Kim Coghill)