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.