Last week, the amount of sales of shares by foreign investors on the Tokyo Stock Exchange exceeded the amount of purchase.
According to officials of the exchange, foreigners who have contributed to the recent rise in share prices on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, were last week, network vendors for the first time in three weeks.
Sales amount is reported to exceed the purchase price of more than $ 160 million.
Officials from the Tokyo Stock Exchange announced that trading transactions on the shares by foreign investors last week were a record high and the amount of sales and purchases exceeded $ 110 billion.
This is the highest level since the beginning of this account of the exchange in 1974.
Last week, the key Nikkei index down more than 1,100 points.
However, these officials also said that the purchase of private investors has exceeded sales of more than 3 billion 900 million dollars. For the first time in three weeks the amount of purchase of shares by private investors in the network exceeded the amount of sales.