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Data through: November 2018
Source: U.S. Treasury Department
Billions of U.S. dollars, net unless otherwise noted
Level and changes calculated by MNI
                                   2016     2017  Aug-18  Sep-18  Oct-18  Nov-18
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Gross Purch of U.S.
Securities                      29632.6  31501.6  2940.1  2682.9  3707.1  3299.3
Gross Sales of U.S.
Securities                      29574.6  31096.2  2862.9  2675.4  3713.6  3298.1
Domestic Securities Purch,
net                                58.0    405.4    77.1     7.5    -6.5     1.2
Private, net                      348.7    510.6    70.0    21.0    29.7    29.8
Tsy Bonds, Notes                    5.7    169.3    55.2     4.1    44.4    24.0
Govt Agy Bonds                    225.1     93.0    14.4    19.6     6.9    14.4
Corporate Bonds                   130.0    129.8    14.9     6.4     4.4    -3.6
Equities                          -12.2    118.4   -14.6    -9.0   -26.0    -4.9
Official, net                    -290.7   -105.1     7.2   -13.6   -36.2   -28.6
Tsy Bonds, Notes                 -331.5   -149.4     7.9   -15.7   -42.6   -33.3
Govt Agy Bonds                     40.8     42.0     1.6    10.3     4.7     5.2
Corporate Bonds                    -5.3      1.7     0.0    -0.3    -2.0     0.2
Equities                            5.4      0.5    -2.3    -7.9     3.8    -0.7
Gross Purch of Frgn Secs        10124.4  13710.7  1466.2  1348.3  1588.7  1550.1
Gross Sales of Frgn Secs         9921.3  13583.8  1411.7  1325.0  1550.3  1513.7
Foreign Securties Purch, net      203.1    127.0    54.5    23.4    38.4    36.4
Foreign Bonds, Purchased          258.7    233.2    56.0    23.2    32.6    27.1
Foreign Equities, Purchased       -55.7   -106.3    -1.5     0.2     5.9     9.3
Net Long-Term Sec
Transactions                      261.0    532.4   131.7    30.8    31.9    37.6
Oth Acquisitions of L-T
Securities                       -313.9   -224.2   -14.9   -13.7   -49.2   -12.3
Net Frgn Acquistion of L-T
Securities                        -52.9    308.2   116.7    17.1   -17.3    25.3
Incr in Frgn Holdings of S-T
$-denominated
US Secs & Oth Cust
Liabilities                        12.8    152.5     8.0   -15.5    20.7    24.7
US Tsy Bills                      -55.9     34.3    -7.8   -36.0     8.3    19.8
Private, net                      -16.9     14.7     2.5   -23.4    18.3    14.7
Official, net                     -39.0     19.5   -10.3   -12.6   -10.0     5.2
Other                              68.7    118.2    15.7    20.5    12.4     4.9
Private, net                       67.4    117.3    17.9    24.1    12.8     5.2
Official, net                       1.3      0.9    -2.2    -3.6    -0.3    -0.3
Chg in Banks Own Net $-denom
Liabilities                      -110.2     80.9   -11.3   -30.3    43.4   -19.1
Monthly Net TIC Flows            -150.3    541.6   113.4   -28.8    46.8    31.0
Private, net                      218.7    723.3   109.7    23.9    88.6    50.3
Official, net                    -368.9   -181.7     3.7   -52.7   -41.8   -19.3
                                                          Change  Change  Change
                                                          Sep-18  Oct-18  Nov-18
Gross Purch of U.S.
Securities                                                -257.2  1024.2  -407.8
Gross Sales of U.S.
Securities                                                -187.5  1038.2  -415.5
Domestic Securities Purch,
net                                                        -69.6   -14.0     7.7
Private, net                                               -49.0     8.7     0.1
Tsy Bonds, Notes                                           -51.1    40.3   -20.4
Govt Agy Bonds                                               5.2   -12.7     7.5
Corporate Bonds                                             -8.5    -2.0    -8.0
Equities                                                     5.6   -17.0    21.1
Official, net                                              -20.8   -22.6     7.6
Tsy Bonds, Notes                                           -23.6   -26.9     9.3
Govt Agy Bonds                                               8.7    -5.6     0.5
Corporate Bonds                                             -0.3    -1.7     2.2
Equities                                                    -5.6    11.7    -4.5
Gross Purch of Frgn Secs                                  -117.9   240.4   -38.6
Gross Sales of Frgn Secs                                   -86.7   225.3   -36.6
Foreign Securties Purch, net                               -31.1    15.0    -2.0
Foreign Bonds, Purchased                                   -32.8     9.4    -5.5
Foreign Equities, Purchased                                  1.7     5.7     3.4
Net Long-Term Sec
Transactions                                              -100.9     1.1     5.7
Oth Acquisitions of L-T
Securities                                                   1.2   -35.5    36.9
Net Frgn Acquistion of L-T
Securities                                                 -99.6   -34.4    42.6
Incr in Frgn Holdings of S-T
$-denominated
US Secs & Oth Cust
Liabilities                                                -23.5    36.2     4.0
US Tsy Bills                                               -28.2    44.3    11.5
Private, net                                               -25.9    41.7    -3.6
Official, net                                               -2.3     2.6    15.2
Other                                                        4.8    -8.1    -7.5
Private, net                                                 6.2   -11.3    -7.6
Official, net                                               -1.4     3.3     0.0
Chg in Banks Own Net $-denom
Liabilities                                                -19.0    73.7   -62.5
Monthly Net TIC Flows                                     -142.2    75.6   -15.8
Private, net                                               -85.8    64.7   -38.3
Official, net                                              -56.4    10.9    22.5
--MNI Washington Bureau; tel: +1 202-371-2121; email: kevin.kastner@marketnews.com
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