TOKYO, (IFR) - Japanese government bonds tracked U.S.
Treasuries on Wednesday, with yields inching higher in subdued
A regular JGB buying operation by the Bank of Japan, part of
its massive quantitative easing program and targeting
longer-dated bonds helped limit the rise in yields.
The benchmark 10-year yield edged up half a
basis point to 0.510 percent and the 20-year yield
also rose by the same amount to 1.365 percent.
September 10-year JGB futures dipped 0.01 point to
U.S. Treasury debt yields rose on Tuesday as traders sold
some bond holdings in advance of a combined $40 billion in
(Reporting by Masatsugu Hisatsune)