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Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Mar 4, 2021
Treasuries repo rout fueled by Japan’s rush out of global debt
Japanese funds sold a record $34 billion of foreign bonds in the two weeks ended Feb. 26 as the nation's fiscal year-end in March approaches.
Japan Times
Oct 17, 2018
China pares U.S. Treasury holdings for third month in bid to keep yuan from falling
China's holdings of U.S. Treasuries fell for a third consecutive month in August as the Asian nation struggles to prevent the yuan from weakening amid trade tensions with America.
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.
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.
Apr 7, 2015
World's foreign currency reserves falling after hitting peak of $12 trillion
The decade-long surge in foreign-currency reserves held by the world's central banks is coming to an end.
BUSINESS / Markets
Mar 16, 2015
Beware the $300 billion shift into Treasuries coming from Japan
Back in the 1980s, the billions of dollars that the Japanese plowed into U.S. government debt reflected the Asian nation's burgeoning economic might.
BUSINESS / Markets
Jul 28, 2014
BofA sees China hand in Belgian Treasury binge
China is driving a jump in Belgian holdings of Treasuries and is a key reason for a plunge in yields even as the Federal Reserve trims its stimulus to support growth, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch.


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