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Charting Nikkei's Japanese & Foreign Flows

by Ashraf Laidi
Mar 14, 2013 20:28

The 175% plunge in Japanese net purchases of foreign stocks from October 2012 to the first week of March 2013. Over the same period, foreign net inflows to Japanese stocks soared 550%.  How did the Nikkei rise 23% rally in all of 2012, and it rallied 22% from October to December? Here is an analysis and charts of the dynamics in Japanese demand for foreign equities versus foreign demand of Japanese equities.

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Charting Nikkei's Japanese & Foreign Flows - Nikkei Japan Stocks In And Out Line (Chart 1)


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