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Japanese Sold Net 835.8 Billion Yen Overseas Debt Last Week

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Aug. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Japanese investors were net sellers of foreign bonds during the week ended Aug. 17 according to figures based on reports from designated major investors released by the Ministry of Finance in Tokyo.

Japanese investors sold 835.8 billion yen ($10.6 billion) in overseas bonds and notes, sold 43.8 billion yen in overseas stocks and bought 6.4 billion yen in overseas short term securities. That results in a total net sale of 873.2 billion yen.

Foreign investors sold 185.1 billion yen in Japanese bonds, bought 89.5 billion yen in stocks, and bought 1307.2 billion yen in short term securities, resulting in a total net purchase of 1211.7 billion yen.

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