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Foreign Investors Scooped Up Japanese Assets Last Week


The highlights from the latest round of Japanese weekly international security flow data once again surround international net flows re: Japanese assets. After heavy net selling of both Japanese bonds and equities in the previous week, foreign investors flipped to net buying of both asset classes in the most recent week, with foreigners lodging the largest round of weekly Japanese equity net purchases observed since October.

Latest WeekPrevious Week4-Week Rolling Sum
Net Weekly Japanese Flows Into Foreign Bonds (Ybn)377.0201.3701.3
Net Weekly Japanese Flows Into Foreign Stocks (Ybn)-199.0-367.9-1149.4
Net Weekly Foreign Flows Into Japanese Bonds (Ybn)568.6-2388.5-1993.4
Net Weekly Foreign Flows Into Japanese Stocks (Ybn)978.4-852.4-12.8

Source: MNI - Market News/Bloomberg/Japanese Ministry Of Finance

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