The History of Foreign Transactions in U.S. Securities Markets
13 Pages Posted: 24 Sep 2018
Date Written: September 5, 2018
The addition of the St. Louis Fed's Archival Publications database, FRASER, provides a unique opportunity for the world of economic research. This white paper describes the detail behind a new set of series made possible by FRASER: A monthly database on Foreign Purchases and Sales of Long-term Securities by type. The new database is monthly and covers the period from January/1936 through June/2018. Long-term series on capital markets issuances and transactions are introduced to help interpret the net transactions data.
Keywords: TIC, International, Capital Markets, Data-set, Treasuries, Corporate Bonds, Federal Agency Debt, Financial Flows
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