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US TICS Report Reveals Slowdown in Treasury Bond Sales

US TICS Report Reveals Slowdown in Treasury Bond Sales

2017-01-19 01:10:00
Varun Jaitly,
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  • Chinese ownership of US Treasuries fell to its lowest since 2011
  • Saudi Arabia US debt ownership grew in November, Japan’s fell
  • US Treasury bonds saw a marked sales slowdown in November

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The US Treasury Department released its monthly Treasury International Capital (TICs) report today, reporting total inflows of $23.7bn. Of this whole, private capital inflows amounted to $25.2bn while outflows registered at $1.5bnin November. It is worth recognizing that this is the first report on foreign capital flows into the US following the presidential election.

Sales of US Treasury bonds and notes saw a marked decrease from $63,537bn in October to only $205bn in November. Corporate bonds saw net selling in November as compared to previous months, with sales totaling $1,675bn. US equities also saw net selling in November, totaling $5,789b.

Foreign ownership of long-term US securities saw some shifts as China’s Treasury holdings dropped to their lowest since 2011. China currently owns $1.05tn in US debt. Saudi Arabia’s ownership rose by $3.4bn to $100.1bn in November. Japan’s holdings fell to $1.11tn.

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