Foreign investors bought CAD 12.05 billion of Canadian securities in February 2019, following an upwardly revised CAD 28.59 billion in January. Investment in February targeted both the Canadian bond and equity markets. Non-resident investors added CAD 6.5 billion of Canadian bonds to their holdings in February, namely new bonds denominated in foreign currencies. Investment in corporate bonds reached CAD 8.0 billion, marking the largest foreign investment in this type of instrument since June 2018. Foreign investment in Canadian equities amounted to CAD 6.6 billion, as both issuances of new Canadian shares to non-resident investors and purchases on secondary markets almost equally contributed to this activity. Foreign investment mainly targeted shares from the energy and mining sector. Meantime, Canadian investors acquired CAD 5.3 billion worth of securities, following three months of divestment. Foreign Stock Investment in Canada averaged 4540.70 CAD Million from 1988 until 2019, 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
2019-01-18 01:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$9.45B C$3.97B
2019-02-15 01:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$-18.96B C$10.24B C$7.66B
2019-03-18 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$28.4B C$-20.49B
2019-04-16 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$12.05B C$28.59B
2019-05-16 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$12.05B
2019-06-17 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases
2019-07-16 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 2.02 2.02 8.95 0.43 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 94101.00 94195.00 94210.00 2214.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M1 1001502.00 1001910.00 1008129.00 30706.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M2 1680339.00 1672745.00 1680339.00 25523.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M3 2438126.00 2410404.00 2438126.00 37982.00 CAD Million [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 5820365.00 6082936.00 6082936.00 10516.00 CAD Million [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 114621.00 115826.00 116050.00 2110.00 CAD Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 83416.00 84420.00 87872.00 1678.00 USD Million [+]
Loans to Private Sector 431113.00 428477.00 433205.00 10904.00 CAD Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 0.10 0.10 15.96 0.05 percent [+]
Foreign Stock Investment 12045.00 28586.00 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 April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12045.00 28586.00 38935.00 -24129.00 1988 - 2019 CAD Million Monthly




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