Foreign investors' trading volume of Japanese stocks: net selling for the first time in 8 weeks. The Nikkei Stock Average last week hit a new all-time high, set during the bubble period.

Overseas investors have been net buying Japanese stocks for seven consecutive weeks since the beginning of this year. On the other hand, domestic individual investors were net sellers for the second consecutive week, with the amount they bought stocks being 91.8 billion yen less than the amounts they sold them.