• Kyodo News


Nonresident investors owned 23.6 percent of shares traded on stock exchanges in Japan in fiscal 2008, down 4.0 percentage points from the previous year in the largest fall on record, the Tokyo Stock Exchange said Friday.

Foreign ownership of domestic shares declined for the second consecutive year in the face of the economic slowdown, the TSE said.

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