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Japanese bond yields may be forced up by rising inflationary pressures, warns ex-BOJ official

Yield on 10-year government bond may need to rise to between 0.5 and one per cent: Sayuri Shirai
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 05:50

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Prof Shirai's comments could have an impact on bond markets, analysts said.

Tokyo

THE Bank of Japan (BOJ) might be forced to allow long-term government bond yields to rise early next year if inflation takes off in Japan, and that could thwart the central bank's controversial policy of "yield curve control", a former governor of the Japanese central bank warned on

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