JGBs gain on coronavirus concerns; super longs outperform


TOKYO, July 8 (Reuters) – Japanese government bond prices rose on Wednesday as the resurgence of coronavirus cases around the world underpinned appetite for safe-haven debt at the expense of riskier stocks. Benchmark 10-year JGB futures gained 0.16 point to 152.03, pushing the 10-year JGB […]

BOJ newcomer Nakamura says must 'respond early' to economic risks


TOKYO, July 1 (Reuters) – The Bank of Japan’s new board member Toyoaki Nakamura said on Wednesday the central bank must “respond early” to downside risks that could emerge from the coronavirus pandemic. In his inaugural news conference, Nakamura also said Japan would not see […]

TREASURIES-Longer-term yields rise as risk appetite improves


(Recasts, updates yields, adds analyst comments) By Karen Pierog CHICAGO, June 29 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury yields on the long end of curve edged higher on Monday as investors, hoping for a stimulus-backed economic rebound, piled into stocks after last week’s sharp sell-off. The benchmark […]