Foreign investors bought CAD 7.7 billion of Canadian securities in September of 2018, following a downwardly revised CAD 2.6 billion in August and beating market expectations of CAD 0.3 billion. Non-resident investors increased their acquisitions of Canadian money market instruments by adding CAD 6.8 billion to their holdings, the largest investment since October 2016, mainly Canadian Treasury bills and provincial government paper. Foreign investors reduced their holdings of bonds by CAD 339 million, a second consecutive month of divestment, as sales of government bonds (CAD 7.4 billion), both federal and provincial, were partially offset by purchases of corporate bonds (CAD 7.0 billion). Meanwhile, investment in equities amounted CAD 1.2 billion, the lowest investment in four months. Meantime, Canadian investor bought CAD 10.6 billion of foreign securities, mainly on non-US foreign instruments. Foreign Stock Investment in Canada averaged 4506.19 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.

Foreign Stock Investment in Canada is expected to be 11066.86 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 10167.07 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Foreign Stock Investment is projected to trend around 10170.11 CAD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-17 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$11.55B C$3.01B C$4.91B C$ 11.8B
2018-09-17 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$12.65B C$10.3B C$4.35B C$ 11.5B
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$7.7B C$ 10.5B
2019-01-18 01:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases
2019-02-15 01:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$ 11.1B

Canada Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate 1.75 1.75 16.00 0.25 percent [+]
Interbank Rate 2.26 2.25 8.95 0.43 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 93471.00 94210.00 94210.00 2214.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M1 993758.00 992223.00 993758.00 30706.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M2 1642469.00 1632627.00 1642469.00 25523.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M3 2381545.00 2366746.00 2381545.00 37982.00 CAD Million [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 5721872.00 5652859.00 5721872.00 10516.00 CAD Million [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 115823.00 114911.00 115921.00 2110.00 CAD Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 82008.00 82088.00 86805.00 1678.00 USD Million [+]
Loans to Private Sector 422246.00 414713.00 422246.00 10904.00 CAD Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 0.10 0.10 15.96 0.05 percent [+]
Foreign Stock Investment 7695.00 2632.00 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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7695.00 2632.00 38935.00 -24129.00 1988 - 2018 CAD Million Monthly

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