Business May 16, 2017

China and Japan increase holdings of U.S. government treasuries

Japan and China increased their holdings of U.S. Treasuries as overall net foreign purchases in March reached their strongest level in a year. China increased its ownership of U.S. government bonds, notes and bills to $1.09 trillion in March, up $27.9 billion and remaining the ...

Business / Economy Aug 18, 2015

Japan's holdings of treasuries dip to lowest level since 2013

Japan's holdings of U.S. Treasuries dipped below $1.2 trillion for the first time since 2013 even as purchases of the government debt accelerated among foreigners as a whole. Japan, the second-largest foreign holder, saw its holdings fall by $17.8 billion in June, the biggest drop ...