Foreign investors bought a net CAD 8.5 billion in Canadian securities in February of 2021, reflecting strong foreign investment in securities from the corporate sector, moderated by a continued large divestment in securities from the federal government sector. Foreign acquisitions of Canadian shares reached CAD 9.5 billion, the largest investment in four years, in both new and outstanding shares. At the same time, non-resident investors added CAD 10.0 billion of Canadian corporate debt securities to their holdings, led by instruments denominated in Canadian dollars from federal government enterprises and financial corporations. On the other hand, foreign investors reduced their exposure to federal government debt securities by CAD 11.2 billion, following a divestment of CAD 10.9 billion in January. Meanwhile, Canadian investors acquired CAD 10.5 billion of foreign securities in February, continuing a trend of net purchases that began in May 2020. source: Statistics Canada
Foreign Stock Investment in Canada averaged 4484.99 CAD Million from 1988 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 51016 CAD Million in April of 2020 and a record low of -24129 CAD Million in October of 2007. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2021.
Foreign Stock Investment in Canada is expected to be -1500.00 CAD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Foreign Stock Investment in Canada to stand at 2300.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Foreign Stock Investment is projected to trend around 7500.00 CAD Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.