Foreign investors bought CAD 15.5 billion of Canada securities in August 2020, after selling CAD 8.5 billion in July. The foreign investment activity reflected a strong demand on the secondary market for long-term debt securities issued by government entities. Non-resident investors acquired CAD 7.6 billion of federal government outstanding bonds. Also, foreign investors bought CAD2.5 billion of provincial bonds and CAD 1.8 billion of federal government enterprise bonds on the secondary market, largely Canadian dollar denominated instruments. Investors increased their holdings of Canadian short-term debt securities for a second straight month in August, mostly in money market instruments issued by Canadian private corporations as non-residents added CAD 3.7 billion worth in their portfolios, mainly banking sector instruments. Meantime, Canadian investors increased their holdings of foreign securities by CAD 5.7 billion, led by acquisitions of US shares. source: Statistics Canada
Foreign Stock Investment in Canada averaged 4465.97 CAD Million from 1988 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 51020 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 October of 2020.
Foreign Stock Investment in Canada is expected to be -4500.00 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 800.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Foreign Stock Investment is projected to trend around 2300.00 CAD Million in 2021 and 7500.00 CAD Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.