Thursday, July 31st12.9°C
21450
21953

Foreign investment up in February by $6.1 billion, Statistics Canada says

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says foreign investment in Canadian securities grew by $6.1 billion in February and this was matched by Canadian purchases of $6 billion in foreign securities.

It says non-residents bought $2.2 billion in Canadian bonds, following two straight months of divestment.

Foreigners invested $2.3 billion in the Canadian money market, with purchases diversified across all sectors, except the federal government.

Foreign investors also put money into the Canadian stock market in February, buying $1.6 billion worth of equities.

Canadian acquisitions abroad targeted a broad range of foreign securities, led by bonds.

Canadians put $2.7 billion into foreign bonds, mainly in foreign currency-denominated instruments

The Canadian Press


Read more Business News

22563


Recent Trending




Today's Market
S&P TSX15524.82+78.271
S&P CDNX1011.10-5.40
DJIA16823.66-56.70
Nasdaq4421.379-41.522
S&P 5001958.85-11.22
CDN Dollar0.9164-0.0007
Gold1310.00+6.70
Oil99.63-0.64
Lumber328.70+6.40
Natural Gas3.73-0.017

 
Okanagan Companies
Pacific Safety0.1850.00
Knighthawk0.01-0.005
QHR Technologies Inc1.22+0.02
Cantex0.085+0.02
Anavex Life Sciences0.26-0.0075
Metalex Ventures0.08-0.005
Russel Metals35.22-0.07
Copper Mountain Mining2.83-0.03
Colorado Resources0.22-0.005
ReliaBrand Inc0.10+0.019
Sunrise Resources Ltd0.03-0.005
Mission Ready Services0.15-0.005

 



22563

FEATURED Property
17933592365 George Court, Kelowna, BC
3 bedrooms 4 baths
$2,999,999
more details
image2image2image2
Click here to feature your property
Please wait... loading


Take charge of your debt

Photo: Thinkstock.comWays to reduce your Debt:Make a budget and get budget counselingA basic first step for debt reduction is to prepare a budget and plan your spending. Once you have a budget, you mu...


Geopolitical tensions rattle markets

The Big Picture Geopolitical tensions rattle markets The spectre of rising geopolitical tensions in Ukraine and Gaza cast a shadow over an otherwise positive week in the markets. News that a passenger...


Learn to delegate effectively

Photo: ContributedI have the pleasure of witnessing people delegate tasks quite often. Sometimes with tremendous success and sometimes with disastrous consequences. I have chaired a lot of committees...

_








Member of BC Press Council


22097