Foreign investors acquired CAD 5.1 billion of Canadian securities in December of 2020, the lowest in three months, as non-resident investors reduced their holdings of federal government enterprise bonds by CAD 6.9 billion. Conversely, overseas investors added CAD 7.7 billion of private corporate paper to their holdings in December, the most since October 2016, due to new issues of US dollar-denominated paper by Canadian banks. At the same time, foreign investment in the Canadian stock market reached its highest level since January 2019, led by acquisitions of shares from all major industries except the banking sector. On the other hand, Canadian investors acquired an unprecedented CAD 26.9 billion of foreign securities, due to a record purchase of CAD 22.4 billion of US shares. In 2020, non-resident investors purchased CAD 127.1 billion of Canadian securities while Canadian investors acquired CAD 40 billion of foreign securities. source: Statistics Canada
Foreign Stock Investment in Canada averaged 4482.94 CAD Million from 1988 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 50952 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 March of 2021.
Foreign Stock Investment in Canada is expected to be -3100.00 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 2300.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Foreign Stock Investment is projected to trend around 7500.00 CAD Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.