Facing pressure from Japan (worried about the strong yen) to stop purchasing JGBs, China - as it...

|By:, SA News Editor

Facing pressure from Japan (worried about the strong yen) to stop purchasing JGBs, China - as it does with the U.S. - looks to have channeled its buys through the U.K. Officially, China reduced its holdings of Japanese paper by $45B in 2011, but Japan shows $880B in unaccounted purchases from the U.K. - it's likely at least some of that is from China.