SINGAPORE, May 14 (Reuters) - U.S. 10-year Treasuries eased in Asia on Tuesday, still looking shaky after recent signs of an improvement in U.S. labour market conditions helped trigger a sharp selloff.
* Ten-year notes eased 1/32 in price to yield roughly 1.921 percent.
The 10-year yield had set a seven-week high of 1.943 percent
on Monday, marking a rise of nearly 33 basis points compared to a four-month low of 1.614 percent set in early May.
* Better-than-expected jobs data released earlier this month, coupled with a recent decline in the number of Americans filing new claims for jobless aid, have reignited speculation about whether the Federal Reserve will scale back its asset purchases later this year.
* 'Right now the topic is the whole idea that QE may end sooner than later,' said a trader for a U.S. brokerage house in Tokyo, referring to the Fed's quantitative easing bond-buying programme.
'The economic data is a little warmer but we'll have to wait and see what happens,' he added.
* A slide in Japanese government bonds added to the drag on Treasuries, the trader noted. Earlier, 10-year JGB futures fell by a full point to a 13-month low.
(Reporting by Masayuki Kitano; Editing by Eric Meijer) Keywords: MARKETS TREASURIES ASIA/
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