Foreign investors' net purchases of agency MBS continued to trend upward in June, rising to $20.4 billion from $17.3 billion in May and $10.5 billion in April, according to a report by Credit Suisse analysts.But foreign investors on a net basis sold $2.2 billion in agency debt in June, a contrast to net purchases of $10.1 billion in May and $3.8 billion in April.

Chinese investors increased their net purchases of agency securities on a month-to-month basis in June. These investors bought $5.6 billion on a net basis during the month, up from $4.8 billion in May and $1.8 billion in April.

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