Foreign investors bought a record CAD 49.0 billion of Canadian securities in April 2020, after selling an upwardly revised CAD 9.82 billion in March. Foreign investors acquired CAD 54.0 billion of Canadian debt securities, following a CAD 39.1 billion investment in the first quarter. April's record foreign investment occurred against the backdrop of a surge in borrowing activities. The federal government raised a total of CAD 136.8 billion of funds from the issuance of debt securities, leading to strong investment on the secondary market, as non-resident investors acquired CAD 15.8 billion of federal government bonds and CAD 10.2 billion of money market instruments. Private corporations issued a record CAD 25.0 billion of new bonds abroad. Meanwhile, Canadian investors sold CAD 134 million of their holdings of foreign securities, following a record-level divestment of CAD 42 billion in the prior month.
Foreign Stock Investment in Canada averaged 4450.44 CAD Million from 1988 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 49035 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 July of 2020. source: Statistics Canada
Foreign Stock Investment in Canada is expected to be 10194.99 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 10170.04 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Foreign Stock Investment is projected to trend around 10170.11 CAD Million in 2021, according to our econometric models.