Bank of Japan Buys 700 Million Yen of Japanese REITs

The Bank of Japan (8301) purchased 700 million yen ($9 million) in Japanese real-estate investment trust units today, according to a statement on the central bank’s website.

The central bank began investing in 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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