LONDON, April 26 Germany's benchmark 10-year
government bond yield rose to fresh one-month highs on
Wednesday, pushing higher a day after Reuters reported that ECB
policymakers see scope for sending a small signal in June
towards reducing monetary stimulus.
The Bund yield rose as high as 0.41 percent.
It was last up 1.5 basis points on the day, while other euro
zone bond yields also rose in early trade.
The ECB meets on Thursday and is not expected to deliver any
Three sources on and close to the bank's Governing Council
told Reuters on Tuesday that, with the threat of a run-off
between two eurosceptic candidates in France averted, and with
the economy on its best run in years, there may be tweaks to the
ECB's opening statement in June.
(Reporting by Dhara Ranasinghe)