TOKYO, June 21 (Reuters) - The yield on 10-year Japanese
government bonds (JGBs) tracked declines on U.S. Treasury yields
on Monday, while sharp sell-offs in Japanese equities boosted
safe-haven demand for fixed income.
The 10-year JGB yield fell 1.5 basis points
to 0.040%, while the 20-year JGB yield fell 0.5
basis points to 0.425%.
The 30-year JGB yield was unchanged at
0.670%, while the 40-year JGB yield rose 0.5
basis points to 0.740%.
The two-year JGB yield rose 0.5 basis points
to minus 0.120%. The five-year yield was flat at
Benchmark 10-year JGB futures rose 0.18 points to
151.8, with a trading volume of 21,712 lots.
The U.S. 10-year Treasury yield fell to its
lowest since March during Asian trading hours.
(Reporting by Tokyo markets team; Editing by Jan Harvey)