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Japan Returns To Net Buying Of Foreign Bonds


The weekly international security flow data revealed that Japanese investors put money back into foreign bonds last week, breaking a 2-week run of net sales and lodging the largest round of weekly net purchases seen since April in the process.

  • Meanwhile, net flows on the part of foreign investors into Japanese bonds slowed from last week's elevated levels but printed in positive territory for a second straight week.
  • The degree of both of the reported rounds of net equity flows widened but printed in the same direction in the previous week.

Latest WeekPrevious Week4-Week Rolling Sum
Net Weekly Japanese Flows Into Foreign Bonds (Ybn)1043.1-546.9973.5
Net Weekly Japanese Flows Into Foreign Stocks (Ybn)-455.7-42.6-529.3
Net Weekly Foreign Flows Into Japanese Bonds (Ybn)432.91480.71849.9
Net Weekly Foreign Flows Into Japanese Stocks (Ybn)421.624.194.7

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

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