Japanese investors were net buyers of foreign bonds during the week ended July 20 according to figures based on reports from designated major investors released by the Ministry of Finance in Tokyo.
Japanese investors bought 164.2 billion yen ($2.1 billion) in overseas bonds and notes, sold 22.4 billion yen in overseas stocks and bought 38.3 billion yen in overseas short term securities. That results in a total net purchase of 180.1 billion yen.
Foreign investors sold 18.8 billion yen in Japanese bonds, sold 42.1 billion yen in stocks, and bought 355.3 billion yen in short term securities, resulting in a total net purchase of 294.4 billion yen.
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