Japanese Government Bond


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Japanese Government Bond

Any bond issued by the government of Japan. Japanese government bonds are backed by the full faith and credit of the government and are considered relatively low risk.
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New BOJ governor Toshihiko Fukui, in order to initiate genuine supply-side reform, would have to stop the BOJ from buying Japanese government bonds, thereby forcing up long-term interest rates.
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The yield on the bellwether 10-year Japanese government bond hit a fresh nine-year closing low Thursday on safe-haven buying amid concern about the eurozone sovereign debt crisis.
The yield on the benchmark Japanese government bond ended at its lowest level in nearly one and a half years Friday after the Bank of Japan decided to loosen its monetary policy by stepping up purchases of Japanese government bonds.
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Treasury and Japanese government bond markets, and the continued strength of the U.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond remained flat Wednesday in directionless trading, with little reaction to news that a Japanese rating agency had downgraded Japanese government bonds by one notch.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond fell Thursday to the lowest level since November last year on escalating fears over the eurozone sovereign debt crisis.
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