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JGBs gain, 10-year yield declining on Sino-U.S. dispute

On Monday JGB rates jumped higher, with the benchmark 10-year yield edging close to its historical low hit three years prior, after a steep acceleration in China-U.S. exchange pressures sent traders rushing for risk-off assets.

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The gloomy worldwide monetary standpoint saw the BOJ forgoing cutting its bond purchasing in an activity on Monday even as the 10-year yield tumbled further underneath the Bank of Japan's approach key levels.

Benchmark 10-year JGB futures rate gained 0.51 point to 155.37, touching its maximum.

The 10-year JGB yield lost 4.5 bp to minus 0.285 percent, close to the minimum of minus 0.30 percent hit in 2016.

The 20-year JGB yield fell 5.5 premise focuses to 0.045 percent, coordinating a three-year low contacted not long ago while the 30-year JGB yield fell 5.5 premise focuses to 0.150%.

The two-year JGB yield tumbled 2 bp to minus 0.320 percent while the five-year yield slipped 3 bp to minus 0.360 percent.

The Bank of Japan purchased 200 billion yen of Japanese government bonds with more than ten to 40 years to maturity, a similar sum as its past activity.

Worldwide bond rates have rallied on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reported extra tariffs on $550 billion of focused Chinese imports, and stated he was requesting U.S. organizations to seek approaches to close their tasks in China.

U.S. bond yields have dived in Asian trading on Monday, with the 10-year Treasuries yield tumbling 7 bp to 1.451 percent, its weakest in three years.

The U.S. yield curve is reversed, with the 10-year yield skidding beneath the two-year yield, which lost likewise 7 bp to 1.453 percent.


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