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Trends In Bond Flows Broken


The latest round of Japanese weekly international security flow data revealed that Japanese investors put an end to the longest streak of weekly net sales of foreign bonds on record (8 weeks), lodging a fairly paltry round of weekly net purchases of foreign paper last week.

  • Elsewhere, foreign investors were marginal net sellers of Japanese bonds, breaking a streak of 4 weeks of net buying that represented short cover after the BoJ stepped up the defence of its YCC parameters and reinforced its on hold stance in June.
  • Finally, Japanese investors lodged net purchases of offshore equities for a sixth consecutive week, while foreign investors were net buyers of Japanese equites for a third consecutive week, although both net numbers were unremarkable.
Latest WeekPrevious Week4-Week Rolling Sum
Net Weekly Japanese Flows Into Foreign Bonds (Ybn)107.9-910.2-3705.4
Net Weekly Japanese Flows Into Foreign Stocks (Ybn)230.6321.72432.2
Net Weekly Foreign Flows Into Japanese Bonds (Ybn)-15.61753.24134.6
Net Weekly Foreign Flows Into Japanese Stocks (Ybn)298.1475.0809.2

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

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