Japan 10-year gov't bond yield hits 1% for 1st time in 11 yrs

The yield on Japan's benchmark 10-year government bond briefly hit 1 percent on Wednesday for the first time in around 11 years, reported Kyodo News.The benchmark yield rose to 1.000 percent at one time, up 0.020 percentage point from Tuesday's close, touching the 1 percent threshold for the first