Canada Foreign Stock Investment  1988-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Foreign investors bought CAD 9.1 billion of Canadian securities in April 2018, up from an upwardly revised CAD 6.4 billion in March and well above market consensus of CAD 5.49 billion. Investment mainly targeted the Canadian bond market, as foreign investors resumed their acquisitions of Canadian bonds by adding CAD 8.8 billion worth to their holdings, after four straight months of divestment. Foreign purchases of CAD 10.6 billion worth of corporate bonds, mainly new issues denominated in foreign currencies largely offset the reduction in federal government bonds by CAD 5.9 billion. In addition, foreign investment in Canadian equities amounted to CAD 2.4 billion, a fifth consecutive month of investment, mostly from the finance and insurance sector. On the other hand, Canadian investors reduced their holdings of foreign securities by CAD 652 million, on record sales of CAD 11.6 billion in US shares, following a CAD 2.1 billion divestment in the previous month. Foreign Stock Investment in Canada averaged 4438.26 CAD Million from 1988 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 38783 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
2018-04-17 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$3.96B C$5.63B C$7.24B C$ 26.7B
2018-05-17 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$6.15B C$4.32B C$3B C$ 20.6B
2018-06-15 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$9.13B C$6.4B C$5.49B C$ 14.6B
2018-07-16 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$9.13B C$ 12.9B
2018-08-17 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$ 12.8B
2018-09-17 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$ 12.2B


Canada Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate 1.25 1.25 16.00 0.25 percent [+]
Interbank Rate 1.76 1.76 8.95 0.43 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 90131.00 89896.00 90131.00 2214.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M1 977978.00 974424.00 977978.00 30706.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M2 1596330.00 1596479.00 1596479.00 25523.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M3 2307338.00 2377425.00 2377425.00 37982.00 CAD Million [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 5535444.00 5418583.00 5535444.00 10516.00 CAD Million [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 110022.00 109327.00 111005.00 2226.00 CAD Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 80777.00 82221.00 86805.00 1678.00 USD Million [+]
Loans to Private Sector 389526.00 385061.00 389526.00 10904.00 CAD Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 0.10 0.10 15.96 0.05 percent [+]
Foreign Stock Investment 9130.00 6399.00 38783.00 -24129.00 CAD Million [+]
Private Debt to GDP 267.03 264.66 267.03 175.61 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 June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9130.00 6399.00 38783.00 -24129.00 1988 - 2018 CAD Million Monthly




foreign stock investment by Country
Country Last
Canada 9130.00 Apr/18
Japan -40.80 Jun/18
South Korea 7782.51 Mar/18
Turkey 38097.00 Jun/18


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