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Fri, 01st July 2016

Anirudh Sethi Report

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Archives of “Global Indices” Category

ALERT- Yields on all Japan government bonds fall below 0.1%

Yields on all Japan government bonds are down below 0.1 per cent for the first time.

The yield on the Japanese government 40-year bond, which is usually the highest, has fallen to a record low of 0.08 per cent today, according to Bloomberg pricing.

Meanwhile, for everything 15-years and under, yields – which move in the opposite direction to price – are trading at negative values.

The yield on the 20-year bond hit a record low earlier today. Benchmark 10-year JGB yields traded at a record low minus 0.222 per cent on Monday, and were down 2 basis points today at minus 0.21 per cent.