TOKYO, June 9 (IFR) - Japanese government bond prices dipped
on Monday after the BOJ did not conduct bond buying operations
despite market expectations of such an action.
The 10-year JGB yield rose 0.5 basis point to 0.600 percent
, while the 30-year JGB yield rose 1.0 basis point
to 1.710 percent.
Contrary to market expectations, the BOJ did not offer to
buy JGBs on Monday under its JGB purchase program. Market
players had expected the BOJ this week to buy JGBs on Monday and
on Wednesday ahead of its two-day policy board meeting from
The market showed no reaction to Jan-March GDP data, which
was revised up to 1.6 percent growth from 1.5 percent.
(Reporting by Masatsugu Hisatsune; Editing by Kim Coghill)