Foreign investors remained net buyers of Japanese stocks in 2001, but their buying excess visibly tapered off in the second half of the year.

Nonresidents chalked up 2.32 trillion yen in net purchases last year, compared with net sales of 2.36 trillion yen in 2000, according to industry figures.

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