TOKYO, March 27 Japanese government bond prices
were steady across the board as investors were reluctant to
stake out positions ahead of the looming domestic fiscal
The benchmark 10-year JGB yield and the
30-year yield were both flat at 0.060 percent and
0.835 percent, respectively.
Trading volumes were low with many domestic institutional
investors having closed their books ahead of the March 31 fiscal
There was also limited reaction in the market to gains in
Treasuries after U.S. President Donald Trump's stunning
political setback on Friday when Republican leaders pulled
legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system.
JGB futures did manage to eke out modest gains following the
slump in Tokyo stocks as risk sentiment was hurt by Trump's
setback. June 10-year JGB futures were up 0.06 point at
(Reporting by the Tokyo markets team; Editing by Shri