Yields on 10-year JGB unchanged ahead of BOJ meeting, bond buying details

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TOKYO, April 23 (Reuters) - Yields on benchmark 10-year Japanese government bonds (JGBs) were unchanged on Friday as investors held their bets ahead of the Bank of Japan's policy meeting as well as an announcement of details of its bond buying operations next week.

*The 10-year JGB yield JP10YTN=JBTC was flat at 0.065%.

*The 20-year JGB yield JP20YTN=JBTC was unchanged at 0.430%.

*The 30-year JGB yield JP30YTN=JBTC rose 0.5 basis points to 0.635%.

*The two-year JGB yield JP2YTN=JBTC was flat at minus 0.135%.

*The five-year yield JP5YTN=JBTC was flat at minus 0.110%.

*The 40-year JGB yield JP40YTN=JBTC rose 1 basis point to 0.680%.

*Benchmark 10-year JGB futures 2JGBv1 fell 0.03 points to 151.56, with a trading volume of 21,031 lots.

(Reporting by Tokyo markets team; Editing by Krishna Chandra Eluri)

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