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Market Scramble: Small investors see BOJ's limits, turn bearish

TOKYO -- Japanese retail investors appear to be losing their optimism, with an increasing number of them coming to a view that the central bank-fueled stock rally is running out of juice.

Overseas investors, who are responsible for 70% of trading in Japanese equities, initiated the selling drive after the Bank of Japan's decision in January to push interest rates into negative territory. But now Japanese individuals, who tend to buck the trend and pick up stocks during a downturn, have become net sellers as well.

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