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Bank of Japan Bought 24 Billion Yen of ETFs, J-REITs Yesterday

October 03, 2011

Oct. 4 (Bloomberg) -- The Bank of Japan purchased 22.3 billion yen ($291 million) in exchange-traded funds and 1.7 billion yen in Japanese real-estate investment trusts yesterday, according to a statement on the central bank’s website.

The central bank began buying exchange-traded funds and Japanese real-estate investment trusts in December as part of an asset-purchase program aimed at bolstering trading.

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