Foreign investment in Canadian securities fell by CAD 19.0 billion in December of 2018, after an upwardly revised CAD 10.2 billion in November and against market expectations of a CAD 7.66 billion gain. It is the first monthly divestment since June 2017 and the sharpest since October 2007, led by a record divestment in Canadian bonds by CAD 24.8 billion.The decline was in both corporate bonds, down by CAD 15.5 billion mainly on retirements and in government bonds which fell by CAD 9.4 billion, mostly federal government bonds (down by CAD 7.3 billion). Also, foreign investment in Canadian debt securities fell by CAD 25.7 billion; while that in equities rose for the seventh straight month to CAD 6.7 billion, the largest since May 2017. The activity in the money market resulted in a foreign divestment of CAD 827 million in December, the third consecutive monthly divestment. In 2018, foreign investment in Canadian securities amounted to CAD 69.6 billion. Foreign Stock Investment in Canada averaged 4459.34 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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$3.98B C$7.76B C$6.2B C$ 10.5B
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
2019-04-16 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases
2019-05-16 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 2.14 2.14 8.95 0.43 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 93833.00 93290.00 94210.00 2214.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M1 1008129.00 1001740.00 1008129.00 30706.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M2 1668746.00 1653767.00 1668746.00 25523.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M3 2428480.00 2399556.00 2428480.00 37982.00 CAD Million [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 5901984.00 5714984.00 5901984.00 10516.00 CAD Million [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 116050.00 113912.00 116050.00 2110.00 CAD Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 87872.00 83926.00 87872.00 1678.00 USD Million [+]
Loans to Private Sector 433205.00 425184.00 433205.00 10904.00 CAD Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 0.10 0.10 15.96 0.05 percent [+]
Foreign Stock Investment -18961.00 10235.00 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 February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-18961.00 10235.00 38935.00 -24129.00 1988 - 2018 CAD Million Monthly




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