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China bought most Treasurys in six months in February

2018-04-17 09:53:44       source:CNBC

April 17, 2018


China increased its Treasury holdings in February by $8.5 billion, its biggest purchase in six months, but Japan's holdings declined.


China's Treasury holdings rose to just under $1.18 trillion, according to the Treasury. Foreign net buying of Treasurys was $43.2 billion for the month.


As trade tensions between the U.S. and China increase, so has speculation that the Chinese could cut back purchases of Treasurys or could even be a seller.


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