Foreign investors sold CAD 1.17 billion of Canadian securities in July 2019, after selling an upwardly revised CAD 4.06 billion in the previous month. It was the fourth straight divestment in five months, as investors reduced their exposure to Canadian money market instruments, but acquired Canadian bonds and shares. Foreign investors reduced their holdings of short-term paper by CAD 4.6 billion, following two consecutive months of strong investment. Meanwhile, the investment in Canadian equities amounted CAD 1.9 billion, it was the first investment in five months. Also, non-resident investors purchased CAD 1.5 billion in bonds, as strong foreign acquisitions of corporate bonds were partially offset by a divestment in government bonds. Meantime, Canadian investment in foreign securities accelerated to reach CAD 12.5 billion, the largest investment since October last year, following a CAD 6.6 billion in June. Foreign Stock Investment in Canada averaged 4455.18 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-17 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases Apr C$-12.8B C$-1.56B C$2.33B
2019-07-16 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases May C$10.2B C$-12.79B
2019-08-16 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases Jun C$-3.98B C$10.28B
2019-09-16 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases Jul C$-1.17B C$-4.06B
2019-10-16 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases Aug C$-1.17B
2019-11-15 01:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases Sep
2019-12-16 01:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases Oct


Canada Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate 1.75 1.75 16.00 0.25 percent [+]
Interbank Rate 1.97 1.97 8.95 0.43 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 95650.00 95547.00 95650.00 2214.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M1 1039508.00 1026561.00 1039508.00 30706.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M2 1737081.00 1721566.00 1737081.00 25523.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M3 2532196.00 2506925.00 2532196.00 37982.00 CAD Million [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 120053.00 118362.00 120053.00 2110.00 CAD Million [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 6073558.00 6145493.00 6145493.00 10516.00 CAD Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 86148.00 85260.00 87872.00 1678.00 USD Million [+]
Loans to Private Sector 468896.00 459193.00 468896.00 10904.00 CAD Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 1.81 1.81 22.06 0.10 percent [+]
Foreign Stock Investment -1171.00 -4064.00 38935.00 -24129.00 CAD Million [+]
Private Debt to GDP 266.50 266.40 266.50 175.10 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 September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1171.00 -4064.00 38935.00 -24129.00 1988 - 2019 CAD Million Monthly




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