Canadian investors reduced their holdings of foreign securities by $5.6 billion in March 2023, a fourth consecutive monthly divestment. Sales of US shares (-$11.4 billion) were moderated by acquisitions of foreign debt securities (+$3.0 billion) and non-US foreign shares (+$2.8 billion). source: Statistics Canada

Investment in Foreign Securities in Canada averaged 2557.30 CAD Million from 1988 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 29030.00 CAD Million in April of 2022 and a record low of -42025.00 CAD Million in March of 2020. This page includes a chart with historical data for Canada Investment In Foreign Securities. Canada Investment In Foreign Securities - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2023.

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Canada Investment In Foreign Securities

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2023-04-17 12:30 PM Feb C$-1.61B C$-16.18B
2023-05-17 12:30 PM Mar C$-5.59B C$-1.62B
2023-06-16 12:30 PM Apr C$-5.59B

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Money Supply M0 323604.00 307288.00 CAD Million Feb 2023
Money Supply M2 2428025.00 2432173.00 CAD Million Mar 2023
Money Supply M3 3452613.00 3453190.00 CAD Million Mar 2023
Foreign Exchange Reserves 114355.00 109960.00 USD Million Apr 2023
Loans to Private Sector 643017.00 643484.00 CAD Million Mar 2023
Foreign Stock Investment -19073.00 6471.00 CAD Million Mar 2023
Investment in Foreign Securities -5589.00 -1618.00 CAD Million Mar 2023

Canada Investment In Foreign Securities
In Canada, the data series on international transactions in securities covers portfolio transactions in equity and investment fund shares, bonds and money market instruments for both Canadian and foreign issues. This activity excludes transactions in equity and debt instruments between affiliated enterprises, which are classified as foreign direct investment in international accounts.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-5589.00 -1618.00 29030.00 -42025.00 1988 - 2023 CAD Million Monthly
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