Japanese investors were small net buyers of foreign bonds last week, according to weekly international security flow data, halting a two-week run of relatively limited net selling.
- Japanese investors were also small net buyers of foreign equities, adding to last week’s marginal round of net buying.
- Foreign investors were marginal net buyers of Japanese bonds, resuming their run of net buying prior to last week’s negative print.
- Elsewhere, foreign investors accelerated their net selling of Japanese equities, likely reflecting some worry re: domestic stocks amidst the recent uptick in expectations for rate hikes globally.
4-Week Rolling Sum
Net Weekly Japanese Flows Into Foreign Bonds (Ybn)
Net Weekly Japanese Flows Into Foreign Stocks (Ybn)
Net Weekly Foreign Flows Into Japanese Bonds (Ybn)
Net Weekly Foreign Flows Into Japanese Stocks (Ybn)