Foreign investment in Canadian securities fell by CAD 1.5 billion in March of 2019, after an upwardly revised CAD 12.4 billion increase in February and against market expectations of a CAD 11.55 billion gain. Non-resident investors reduced their holdings of Canadian money market instruments by CAD 5.4 billion in March, the second consecutive monthly decline, and their exposure to Canadian equities by CAD 843 million, the first divestment since May 2018, due to sales of shares from the finance and insurance industry. Meanwhile, foreign investors added CAD 4.8 billion of Canadian bonds to their holdings in March, namely private corporate bonds denominated in US dollars. For the first quarter of 2019, foreign purchases of Canadian securities totalled CAD 48.8 billion, led by a strong investment in January. Meantime, Canadian investors acquired CAD 1.5 billion worth of securities in March. Foreign Stock Investment in Canada averaged 4526.44 CAD Million from 1988 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 38935 CAD Million in February of 2017 and a record low of -24129 CAD Million in October of 2007.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-15 01:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$-18.96B C$10.24B C$7.66B
2019-03-18 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$28.4B C$-20.49B
2019-04-16 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$12.05B C$28.59B
2019-05-16 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$-1.45B C$12.39B C$11.55B
2019-06-17 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$-1.45B
2019-07-16 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases
2019-08-16 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases


Canada Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate 1.75 1.75 16.00 0.25 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 94402.00 94101.00 94402.00 2214.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M1 1004583.00 1001502.00 1008129.00 30706.00 CAD Million [+]
Interbank Rate 2.02 2.02 8.95 0.43 percent [+]
Money Supply M2 1687745.00 1680339.00 1687745.00 25523.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M3 2470544.00 2438126.00 2470544.00 37982.00 CAD Million [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 116111.00 114373.00 116111.00 2110.00 CAD Million [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 6011523.00 5900023.00 6082930.00 10516.00 CAD Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 84832.00 83416.00 87872.00 1678.00 USD Million [+]
Loans to Private Sector 442354.00 431113.00 442354.00 10904.00 CAD Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 1.81 1.81 22.06 0.10 percent [+]
Foreign Stock Investment -1488.00 12394.00 38935.00 -24129.00 CAD Million [+]
Private Debt to GDP 266.61 264.66 266.61 175.61 percent [+]


Canada Foreign Stock Investment

Foreign investment in Canadian securities includes debt securities, bonds and equity and investment fund shares. Transactions are recorded on a net basis. This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Foreign Stock Investment - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Foreign Stock Investment - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1488.00 12394.00 38935.00 -24129.00 1988 - 2019 CAD Million Monthly




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