Foreign investors bought CAD 22.4 billion of Canadian securities in May 2020, after buying a record CAD 49.0 billion in April. Foreign investors acquired CAD 32.4 billion of Canadian debt securities, easing from an all-time high investment of CAD 54.0 billion in April, but still marking the second largest investment observed since 1988, when monthly data were first compiled. Foreign investors also added a record CAD 10.9 billion of federal government short-term debt securities to their holdings. Foreign investment in Canadian bonds reached CAD 25.0 billion, down from CAD 46.9 billion in April, driven by private corporate bonds, mainly new bonds issued in foreign markets. Foreign investors acquired CAD 12.3 billion of private corporate bonds while issuances of bonds by financial corporations slowed in May, more specifically banks' covered bonds. Meanwhile, Canadian investors bought CAD 13.4 billion of foreign securities to their holdings as investment in equities accelerated.
Foreign Stock Investment in Canada averaged 4500.59 CAD Million from 1988 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 49026 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 August of 2020. source: Statistics Canada
Foreign Stock Investment in Canada is expected to be 10194.99 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 10170.04 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Foreign Stock Investment is projected to trend around 10170.11 CAD Million in 2021, according to our econometric models.