Foreign investment in Canadian securities totalled CAD 4.0 billion in October 2018, down from an upwardly revised CAD 7.8 billion in September and missing estimates of CAD 6.2 billion. Non-resident investors reduced their holdings of Canadian money market instruments, namely short-term paper by CAD 2.2 billion, with divestment in corporate paper being moderated by an investment in government paper. Meanwhile, foreign investors resumed their acquisitions of Canadian bonds by adding CAD 4.4 billion to their holdings, after two consecutive months of divestment, mainly provincial government and private corporate bonds denominated in US dollars. Non-resident investors acquired CAD 1.1 billion worth of federal government bonds, the first investment in three months. Also, foreign investment in Canadian equities reached CAD 1.8 billion in October. On the other hand, Canadian investment in foreign securities increased to CAD 14.9 billion, the largest investment since January 2018. Foreign Stock Investment in Canada averaged 4507.12 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.