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dj market talk: after some dithering, rate futures settle higher

3:21 (dow jones) rate futures contracts settle higher after trading in a tight range most of the session, as market anticipates more safety seeking despite rebound in us equity benchmarks.

june-dated contracts on classic treasury bonds rise nearly one-third point to 121-15, topping a three-week high as yields seen falling toward 4.375% level. june 10-year note futures also rise slightly to close at 120-08, anticipating yields falling below

3.375%, according to optima investment research. eurodollar futures edge higher, with dec-dated contracts anticipating libor rising to 0.48% by year-end from tuesday's fixing of 0.27375%.

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