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    The United States remained a popular target for foreign investors in May, with net purchase of long-term US securities approaching $100 billion, the US Treasury Department said in a report.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The sum total all foreign acquisitions of long-term securities, short-term US securities, and bank deposits resulted in a net international capital inflow of $57.3 billion, the report explained.

    "Foreign residents increased their holdings of long-term US securities in May; net purchases were $95.5 billion," the report stated on Tuesday.

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