Tags: debt | Treasurys | China | Japan

Foreign Holdings of US Treasurys Increase

Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 01:01 PM

Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities increased their holdings in January to another record high.

The Treasury Department says total foreign holdings rose to $5.83 trillion, up 0.5 percent from December when holdings had risen 1.5 percent to $5.8 trillion, the previous record.

China, the largest foreign buyer of Treasury debt, increased its holdings by 0.3 percent to $1.27 trillion after they had fallen 3.5 percent in December. Japan, the second-largest buyer, increased its holdings 1.6 percent to $1.2 trillion.

The government initially released a report that showed total holdings declining in January, but a few hours later released a corrected version with changes to the overall and individual country figures.

Foreign demand for U.S. Treasury securities is expected to remain strong this year.

© Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

   
1Like our page
2Share
InvestingAnalysis
Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities increased their holdings in January to another record high.
debt,Treasurys,China,Japan
124
2014-01-18
Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 01:01 PM
Newsmax Inc.
 

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
MONEYNEWS.COM
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved