Canada's international transactions in securities, February 2018
Foreign investment in Canadian securities totalled $4.0 billion in February, down from $5.6 billion in January. Meanwhile, Canadian investment in foreign securities slowed to $6.3 billion, following two months of strong acquisitions. As a result, international transactions in securities generated a net outflow of funds of $2.4 billion from the Canadian economy, a third consecutive monthly net outflow of funds. Foreign investors added $4.0 billion of Canadian securities to their portfolios in February. Foreign investors increased their holdings of Canadian corporate securities and sold federal government bonds in the month.
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