TABLE-Foreign investors sold Japanese stocks last week

TOKYO, Aug 19 (BestGrowthStock) – Foreign investors sold a net 40.3
billion yen ($472 million) of Japanese stocks last week, capital
flows data from Japan’s Ministry of Finance showed on Thursday.

Details of net investments were as follows (in billion yen).
FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN JAPAN: (net)

stocks bonds bills
Aug 8-Aug 14 -40.3 +219.1 -85.2
Aug 1-Aug 7 +150.1 +188.7r +633.0
JAPANESE INVESTMENT ABROAD: (a minus sign indicates net selling
and inflows of funds into Japan)

stocks bonds bills
Aug 8-Aug 14 +8.0 +2,177.7 +57.8
Aug 1-Aug 7 -32.8r +1,040.9 -0.1

Note:

– “r” notes revised figure

– As of January 2005, the ministry changed its calculation
methods for weekly capital flows to match its Balance of Payments
figures and previous data are not directly comparable.

– Bonds include beneficiary certificates.

– Figures are based on contracts and are rounded.
The MOF’s capital flows data can be found in English at:
http://www.mof.go.jp/english/e1c009.htm
The MOF’s portfolio flows data can be found in English at:
http://www.mof.go.jp/bpoffice/ebppi.htm

TABLE-Foreign investors sold Japanese stocks last week