Xinhua News AgencyDecember 10, 2013 12:48
BEIJING, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- China's treasury bond futures closed lower on Tuesday, with the contract for settlement in December 2013, the most actively traded, down 0.310 yuan to finish at 90.996 yuan (14.89 U.S. dollars).
The contract for settlement in March 2014 closed at 91.308 yuan, down 0.410 yuan, while the contract for settlement in June 2014 finished 0.306 yuan lower at 91.856 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.