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Australian bond futures prices are flat after a session in which they traded in a tight range.

Yields were higher at the start to the session after a US stocks rally fuelled demand for riskier assets.

Continued strength in some high-flying technology equities propelled US stocks higher overnight, with the S&P 500 index almost reaching a record high.

National Australia Bank head of research Peter Jolly said bond futures prices firmed during the course of the day.

"It's been an okay day after we started weaker," Mr Jolly said.

The tight range persists and we're wafting around in ranges as yields haven't moved around for weeks."

Mr Jolly does not expect a big change in tight trading patterns.

"We're going to remain tight as there's not a lot of data out this week," he said.

At 1630 AEDT on Tuesday, the March 2014 10-year bond futures contract was trading at 95.885 (implying a yield of 4.125 per cent), unchanged from Monday.

The March 2014 three-year bond futures contract was at 96.990 (3.010 per cent), unchanged from Monday.