Ten-year JGB futures jump after BOJ says to buy long-dated bonds on Fri

TOKYO, April 11 Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:40pm EDT

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TOKYO, April 11 (Reuters) - Ten-year Japanese government bond futures rose sharply in the start of the afternoon session on Thursday after the Bank of Japan said it would buy long-dated bonds on Friday as part of its debt buying operations announced last week.

The 10-year futures were up 0.03 point at 144.19 by 0337 GMT. They ended the morning session 0.47 point lower at 143.69.

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