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Key 10-year JGB yield rises on selling after Tokyo shares gain.

TOKYO, Feb. 22 Kyodo

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond rose Monday morning as the bond drew selling after strong gains in Tokyo stocks.

The yield on the No. 305, 1.3 percent issue, a key indicator of long-term interest rates, ended morning interdealer trading up 0.010 percentage point from Friday's close to 1.340 percent.

The price of the key March futures contract for 10-year bonds lost 0.10 point to 139.37 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
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