Table 1 
Canada's international transactions in securities  

Canada's international transactions in securities
  January
2019
February
2019
March
2019
January to March 2018 January to March 2019
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars
Foreign investment in Canadian securities 28,967 12,394 -1,488 22,156 39,873
Debt securities 19,723 5,786 -645 16,191 24,864
Money market instruments 5,067 -1,042 -5,425 15,410 -1,400
Governments 2,345 -1,655 -4,895 3,018 -4,205
Federal government -2,219 1,932 -223 315 -510
Other governments 4,564 -3,587 -4,672 2,704 -3,695
Corporations 2,722 613 -530 12,392 2,805
Government business enterprises -1,109 -427 159 4,550 -1,377
Private corporations 3,831 1,040 -689 7,841 4,182
Bonds 14,656 6,828 4,780 781 26,264
Governments 14,822 -1,644 -5,620 -25,744 7,558
Federal government 12,868 -3,208 -6,458 -27,733 3,202
Other governments 1,954 1,564 838 1,990 4,356
Corporations -165 8,471 10,400 26,524 18,706
Government business enterprises 441 1,693 1,562 4,545 3,696
Private corporations -607 6,778 8,838 21,980 15,009
Equity and investment fund shares 9,244 6,609 -843 5,964 15,010
Shares 9,043 6,537 -1,056 5,359 14,524
Investment fund shares 201 71 213 606 485
Canadian investment in foreign securities -8,442 5,974 1,540 16,314 -928
Debt securities 2,388 5,912 3,480 9,080 11,780
Money market instruments -535 509 394 1,377 368
Bonds 2,922 5,402 3,086 7,704 11,410
Equity and investment fund shares -10,830 62 -1,940 7,234 -12,708
Note(s):
In this table, a positive value denotes an increase in investment and a negative value denotes a decrease in investment. Transactions are recorded on a net basis. Figures may not add up to totals as a result of rounding.
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