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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-17 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$12.65B C$10.3B C$4.35B C$ 11.5B
2018-10-16 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$2.82B C$15.29B C$ 11.1B
2018-11-16 01:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$7.7B C$2.63B C$0.3B C$ 11.1B
2018-12-17 01:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$3.98B C$7.76B C$6.2B C$ 10.5B
2019-01-18 01:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases C$3.98B
2019-02-15 01:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases
2019-03-18 12:30 PM Foreign Securities Purchases

Canada Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate 1.75 1.75 16.00 0.25 percent [+]
Interbank Rate 2.29 2.29 8.95 0.43 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 93290.00 93471.00 94210.00 2214.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M1 1001740.00 993758.00 1001740.00 30706.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M2 1653767.00 1642469.00 1653767.00 25523.00 CAD Million [+]
Money Supply M3 2399556.00 2381545.00 2399556.00 37982.00 CAD Million [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 5714984.00 5721872.00 5721872.00 10516.00 CAD Million [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 113912.00 115823.00 115921.00 2110.00 CAD Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 83926.00 82008.00 86805.00 1678.00 USD Million [+]
Loans to Private Sector 425184.00 422246.00 425184.00 10904.00 CAD Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 0.10 0.10 15.96 0.05 percent [+]
Foreign Stock Investment 3975.00 7764.00 38935.00 -24129.00 CAD Million [+]
Private Debt to GDP 266.61 264.66 266.61 175.61 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 January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3975.00 7764.00 38935.00 -24129.00 1988 - 2018 CAD Million Monthly

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