TOKYO, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Japanese government bond yields dipped on Thursday, tracking overnight moves in U.S. Treasuries after soft private-sector job figures stoked concerns about an upcoming government jobs data.
An auction of 900 billion yen ($8.47 billion) 30-year JGBs attracted tepid demand but did little to change the overall sentiment.
Benchmark 10-year JGB futures rose 0.16 point to 151.90, on course to log its fourth consecutive session of gains.
The 10-year cash JGB yield fell 0.5 basis point to 0.035%, while the 20-year yield fell 0.5 basis point to 0.415%.
The 30-year JGB yield fell 0.5 basis point to 0.605%.
At the shorter end, the two-year yield was flat at minus 0.120%, while the five-year yield fell 0.5 basis point to minus 0.085%.