TOKYO, May 21 (Reuters) - An auction of 40-year Japanese government bonds on Tuesday produced a highest accepted yield of 1.955 percent, with 4.4444 percent of the bids accepted at that yield, the Ministry of Finance said.
Details were as follows:
Highest accepted yield 1.955 pct
Issue price 98.48
Coupon rate 1.9 pct
Bids accepted at highest yield 4.4444 pct
Total bids 1.0563 trillion yen
Accepted bids 399.9 billion yen
Issue date May 23, 2013
Maturity date March 20, 2053
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(Reporting by Hideyuki Sano; Editing by Kim Coghill) Keywords: MARKETS JAPAN JGB/AUCTION
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