Foreign investment in Canadian securities totalled 9.5 billion in November 2018, up from a CAD 4.0 billion in October, mainly bonds. It is the highest monthly investment since July, as non-resident investors added CAD 7.8 billion of Canadian bonds to their portfolio, with federal government bonds reaching CAD 3.0 billion. Foreign investors also acquired private corporate bonds (CAD 3.0 billion) and provincial government bonds (CAD 2.3 billion), mainly new bonds placed abroad and denominated in foreign currencies. At the same time, foreign investment in Canadian debt securities reached CAD 7.4 billion in November, mainly federal government instruments; and that in equities rose for the sixth straight month to CAD 2.1 billion. In contrast, activity in the money market resulted in a foreign divestment of CAD 409 million. Also, Canadian investors reduced their holdings of foreign securities by CAD 4.1 billion, amid a significant divestment in US shares. Foreign Stock Investment in Canada averaged 4520.52 CAD Million from 1988 until 2018, 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.