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

Japan's Ministry of Finance reported Thursday that foreigners purchased a net 424.7 billion yen worth of Japan stocks for the week of July 26 through August 1. It was the third straight week for foreigners to be net buyers of Japan stocks.

Foreigners were net sellers of Japan bonds for the third straight week, having dumped a net 667.9 billion yen worth for the week.

Japan residents, meanwhile, remained net purchasers of foreign stocks, having bought 10.2 billion yen worth more than they sold.

Japan residents became sellers of foreign bonds and notes for the week, unloading a net 81.3 billion yen worth, following three weeks as net buyers.

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