- Foreigners Dump US Treasurys In August, China’s Holdings Drop To Almost 4 Year Low
by Tyler Durden, https://www.zerohedge.com/
The Treasury’s latest TIC data report, published after the close and detailing August international capital flow activity, showed total foreign ownership of US Treasurys dropped by $13.8 billion From July’s record $7.097 trillion to $7.083 trillion – the first month of selling since April – with Japan, China, UK, and Hong Kong, the biggest sellers.
As shown in the summary chart below, the $33.1BN TSY outflow was the biggest monthly selling of long-term Treasuries since the $36.7BN sold in May. The rest of the flows were generally in line historical trends.