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TABLE-Foreign investors remain net sellers of Japan shares
November 15, 2012 / 12:10 AM / in 5 years

TABLE-Foreign investors remain net sellers of Japan shares

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Foreign investors were net sellers of Japanese stocks last week for the
third straight week and Japanese investors were net buyers of foreign bonds for the fifth
straight week, capital flows data from Japan's Ministry of Finance showed on Thursday. 
    Foreigners sold a net 79.0 billion yen of shares in the week through Nov. 10, after
unloading a net 27.7 billion yen worth in the previous week.     
    Japanese investors purchased a net 378.4 billion yen of foreign bonds, after buying a net
65.2 billion yen the week before. 
        
    Details of net investments were as follows (in billion yen). 
     
    FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN JAPAN:

                           stocks           bonds          bills
    Nov  4 - Nov 10        -79.0           +309.1         +672.2
    Oct 28 - Nov  3        -27.7            +93.8           -0.3
   
    JAPANESE INVESTMENT ABROAD:

                           stocks           bonds          bills
    Nov  4 - Nov 10       -38.9            +378.4           -4.2
    Oct 29 - Nov  3       -16.8             +65.2r         -28.2

    Notes: 
    - An "r" notes a revised figure. 
    - Bonds include beneficiary certificates. 
    - Figures are based on contracts and are rounded.    
    - The MOF's capital flows data can be found in English at:- The MOF's portfolio flows data can be found in English at:

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