International Transactions in Securities data from Japan’s Ministry of Finance, for the week ended August 1:

  • Japan Buying Foreign Bonds, Y 897.4B
  • Japan Buying Foreign Stocks, Y 246.2B
  • Foreign Buying Japan Bonds, Y 367.5B
  • Foreign Buying Japan Stocks, Y 94.9B

Also released: Japan official reserve assets for July $1276.027bn (prior was $1283.9bn)

USD/JPY … unchanged