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Treasury International Capital  
Released On 11/15/2017 4:00:00 PM For Sep, 2017
PriorPrior RevisedActual
Foreign Demand for Long-Term U.S. Securities$67.2 B$73.2 B$80.9 B

Highlights
Unusually strong demand for U.S. equities gave a boost to financial inflows in September which totaled a net $80.9 billion and following a nearly as strong revised inflow of $73.2 billion in August. Foreign private accounts bought a net $23.2 billion of equities in September with foreign official accounts adding $3.0 billion. Private accounts were also heavy buyers of corporate bonds, at $14.1 billion, with Treasuries at $13.1 billion and government agency bonds at $9.1 billion. Foreign official accounts were light sellers in all but equities in the month.

Adding to September's inflow was net selling of $20.1 billion in foreign securities by U.S. accounts with selling centered entirely in foreign bonds which offset light buying of foreign equities. Chinese and Japanese accounts were light sellers of Treasuries in the month with China's holdings at $1.18 trillion and Japan's at $1.10 trillion.

The strong inflow from foreign accounts is a major positive for the U.S. economy, helping to offset the nation's very large trade and government deficits.

Definition
These Treasury data track the flows of financial instruments into and out of the United States. Instruments tracked include Treasury securities, agency securities, corporate bonds, and corporate equities.  Why Investors Care
 
 

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