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U.S. Treasuries saw second month of heavy foreign selling in April

BOSTON, June 15 (Reuters) - Foreign investors continued selling U.S. Treasury bonds and notes in the month of April, according to Treasury department data as of Monday, but at a slower rate than in the record-setting pace of March.

On a transaction basis, foreigners sold $176.703 billion in Treasuries in April, compared with sales of $298.910 billion in March, the U.S. Treasury Department said.

(Reporting by Ross Kerber Editing by Chris Reese)