Foreigners make record weekly JGB purchase after BOJ maintains policy

By Junko Fujita TOKYO, March 24 (Reuters) - Foreign investors made a record weekly purchase of Japanese government bonds last week, after the Bank of Japan (BOJ) maintained its ultra loose policy. Investors also bought safe-haven debt amid worries about a possible banking crisis after a failure of U.S.Silicon Valley Bank and Swiss lender Credit Suisse's liquidity issues. Data from Japan's Ministry of Finance show that foreign investors bought a...

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