Japan's MOF has set up a Twitter account to sell bonds, finmin Azumi is sending thank you-notes...

|By:, SA News Editor

Japan's MOF has set up a Twitter account to sell bonds, finmin Azumi is sending thank you-notes and even gold coins for big purchases as household holdings of JGBs sink to 3.09%, the lowest level since 2005. With 10-year paper yielding just 1%, "Mrs. Watanabe" would rather own foreign exchange or liquid deposits (or maybe stocks?).