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China treasury bond futures open lower Tuesday

Xinhua, April 18, 2017 Adjust font size:

China's five-year treasury bond futures opened lower on Tuesday, with the contract for settlement in June 2017 opening 0.071 percent lower at 98.490 yuan (about 14.3 U.S. dollars).

The contract for settlement in September 2017 opened 0.076 percent lower at 98.000 yuan. The contract for settlement in December 2017 had no trading at opening.

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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