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Key 10-year JGB yield remains unchanged in morning.

TOKYO, Feb. 18 Kyodo

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond ended Thursday morning unchanged, with sluggish trade hovering within a narrow range in the 1.3 percent level while market players closely monitored the equities market for cues.

The yield on the No. 305, 1.3 percent issue, a key indicator of long-term interest rates, ended morning interdealer trading at 1.320 percent, the same as Wednesday's close.

The price of the key March futures contract for 10-year bonds gained 0.02 point to 139.63 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
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