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China treasury bond futures close higher Thursday

Xinhua, April 6, 2017 Adjust font size:

China's treasury bond futures closed higher on Thursday, with the contract for settlement in June 2017 closing 0.086 percent higher at 99.145 yuan (about 14.3 U.S. dollars).

The September 2017 contract closed 0.097 percent higher at 98.54 yuan. The December 2017 contract closed 0.107 percent higher at 98.02 yuan.

The contracts are agreements to buy or sell treasury bonds at a predetermined price and set date. They allow investors to bet on and profit from the movements in the value of the bonds.

The treasury bond futures were launched at the Shanghai-based China Financial Futures Exchange and started trading on Sept. 6, 2013. Enditem

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