Incoming data at 2350GMT: Japan flow of funds

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The data last week failing to show Japanese buying of foreign stocks and bonds surprised the market and was a contributor to the sell-off sentiment in yen crosses.
The data we see today is for the week ended April 12.
We get the release at 2350GMT

Japan Buying Foreign Bonds

  • Prior was  -¥1144.9bn

Japan Buying Foreign Stocks

  • Prior was  ¥6.3bn

Foreign Buying Japan Bonds

  • Prior was  ¥463.6bn

Foreign Buying Japan Stocks

  • Prior was  ¥868.6B

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