RTTNews - Foreign residents remained net buyers of Japan-based stocks last week, and remained net sellers of Japan bonds and notes.

Japan's Ministry of Finance reported Thursday that foreign residents purchased a net 292.9 billion yen more than they sold in Japan stocks for the week ending August 8, their fourth straight week as net buyers.

Foreigners sold a net 52.5 billion yen in Japan bonds and notes for the week, their fourth straight week as net sellers.

Japan residents sold 98.1 billion yen more in foreign-based stocks for the week, having been net buyers the previous four weeks. Japan residents bought a net 125.0 yen in foreign bonds and notes for the week, having been net sellers the week before.

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