TOKYO, July 4 (IFR) - Japanese government bond prices were
narrowly mixed on Friday, with the cash 10-year bond yield flat
after strong U.S. payrolls data produced only a small rise in
U.S. bond yields.
The 10-year cash JGB yield stood flat at
The two-year yield fell 0.5 basis point to 0.065 percent
A few domestic life insurers bought the current 10-year JGBs
and off-the-run bonds maturing in around 14 years in the morning
Ten-year lead Sept JGB futures moved in a narrow
145.62-145.67 range before ending morning trade up 0.04 point at
The 10-year U.S. Treasuries yield briefly jumped to 2.69
percent on Thursday from around 2.63 percent after the jobs
report, but it came back to end at 2.64 percent.
(Reporting by Masatsugu Hisatsune; Editing by Richard Borsuk)