Japanese investment in foreign bonds fell along with the number of foreign investments in Japanese stocks. According to data released by Japan’s Ministry of Finance, foreign bonds investment in August, totaled ¥ 433,1 mld, lower than the previous value of ¥ 1 297,6 mld.
The report estimates the volume of debt securities issued by foreign issuers and placed on the domestic market of Japan. This report reflects the dynamics of capital from the public sector, excluding the Bank of Japan. The net result shows a difference between the rates of inflow and outflow of capital. Despite the positive value, data indicates a decline in the outflow of capital.
Foreign investment in Japanese equities fell in August to ¥ -229,6mlrd after rising ¥ 94mlrd in July.