JGB – Japan Government Bond Futures

JGB – Japan Government Bond Futures Live Chart

About Japan Government Bond Futures

Japanese Government Bond (JGB) is a bond issued by the government of Japan. The government pays interest on the bond until the maturity date. At the maturity date, the full price of the bond is returned to the bondholder. Japanese government bonds play a key role in the financial securities market in Japan. These JGBs are available with various maturity periods.

As the name indicates, JGBs are the bonds issued by the government of Japan, which is responsible for the interest and principal payments. Interest is paid every six months, and the principal payments are secured at maturity. The underlying of Options on JGB Futures is JGB Futures contract. Before maturity date (American type) buyers can exercise the Options.