NEW YORK, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Foreign holdings of U.S. Treasuries grew for a third straight month in July, data from the U.S. Treasury department showed on Wednesday.
Overseas investors held $7.087 trillion in U.S. Treasuries in July, from $7.039 trillion the previous month.
Japan remained the largest non-U.S. holder of Treasuries during the month, with holdings rising to $1.293 trillion in July, from $1.262 trillion in June. (Reporting by Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss; Editing by Andrea Ricci)
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