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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-16 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$2.82B C$15.29B C$ 11.1B
2018-11-16 01:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$7.7B C$2.63B C$0.3B C$ 11.1B
2018-12-17 01:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$3.98B C$7.76B C$6.2B C$ 10.5B
2019-01-18 01:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$9.45B C$3.97B
2019-02-15 01:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$9.45B
2019-03-18 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases
2019-04-16 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases


Canada Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate 1.75 1.75 16.00 0.25 percent [+]
Interbank Rate 2.24 2.24 8.95 0.43 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 93290.00 93471.00 94210.00 2214.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M1 1001740.00 993758.00 1001740.00 30706.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M2 1653767.00 1642469.00 1653767.00 25523.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M3 2399556.00 2381545.00 2399556.00 37982.00 CAD Million [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 5901984.00 5714984.00 5901984.00 10516.00 CAD Million [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 113912.00 115823.00 115921.00 2110.00 CAD Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 83926.00 82008.00 86805.00 1678.00 USD Million [+]
Loans to Private Sector 425184.00 422246.00 425184.00 10904.00 CAD Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 0.10 0.10 15.96 0.05 percent [+]
Foreign Stock Investment 9454.00 3969.00 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 January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9454.00 3969.00 38935.00 -24129.00 1988 - 2018 CAD Million Monthly




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