Foreign investors acquired $20.8 billion in Canadian securities in May of 2021, their largest investment in a year, mainly in the form of government debt securities. At the same time, Canadian investors increased their holdings of foreign securities by $10.7 billion, led by acquisitions of US shares. This marked a thirteenth consecutive month of investment in these instruments for a total of $151.6 billion, with two-thirds in the form of US shares. As a result, international transactions in securities generated a net inflow of funds of $10.1 billion in the Canadian economy in May. This activity followed five consecutive months marked by net outflows of funds, where Canadian acquisitions of foreign securities exceeded foreign acquisitions of Canadian securities.
. source: Statistics Canada
Foreign Stock Investment in Canada averaged 4524.80 CAD Million from 1988 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 50879 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 August of 2021.
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 3000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Foreign Stock Investment is projected to trend around 7500.00 CAD Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.