TOKYO (Reuters) – Net selling of Japanese stocks by foreign investors last week hit the highest since China’s stock market crash in 2015, as a sharp sell-off on Wall Street triggered a global flight from riskier assets, exchange data showed.
Foreign investors, who were also net sellers in the previous four weeks, sold 1.8 trillion yen ($17.03 billion) of Japanese cash and futures stocks on a net basis during the week of Feb.5-9, the largest amount since late August 2015, according to data released by the Japan Exchange Group on Friday.
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In recent weeks, Japanese stocks have been volatile, retreating from a 26-year peak hit last month. The Nikkei share average...
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