China treasury bond futures open higher Monday

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BEIJING, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- China's five-year treasury bond futures opened higher on Monday, with the contract for settlement in December 2017 opening 0.04 percent higher at 95.83 yuan (about 14.55 U.S. dollars).

The contract for settlement in March 2018 opened 0.01 percent higher at 96.20 yuan. The contract for settlement in June 2018 opened at 96.92 yuan, 0.399 percent higher from the previous close.

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

(This article is generated by Xinhua News Robot.)

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