China cuts U.S. Treasury securities holding to $1.2461 trillionStaff writer ▼ | February 17, 2016
China, the top buyer of U.S. Treasury securities, cut its holding in December 2015, the latest data from the Treasury Department showed.
Finance Japan cut holding n U.S. to $1.1225 trillion
Japan, the second largest foreign holder of U.S. Treasury securities, cut its holding by 22.4 billion to $1.1225 trillion in December.
In December, overall foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury securities rose to $6.1658 trillion from November's $6.1257 trillion. ■