Table 1 
Canada's international investment position at period end 

Canada's international investment position at period end
  First quarter 2018 Second quarter 2018 Third quarter 2018 Fourth quarter 2018 First quarter 2019 Fourth quarter 2018 to first quarter 2019
  billions of dollarsbillions of dollarsbillions of dollarsbillions of dollarsbillions of dollars difference in billions of dollars
Assets 4,991.7 5,124.3 5,216.2 5,052.4 5,348.2 295.8
Direct investment assets 1,978.0 2,044.5 2,077.1 1,900.8 2,075.2 174.4
Equity 1,808.3 1,865.2 1,902.7 1,719.6 1,900.7 181.1
Debt instruments 169.8 179.3 174.4 181.1 174.5 -6.7
Canadian portfolio investment 2,166.8 2,218.8 2,277.5 2,182.2 2,340.6 158.4
Foreign debt securities 470.5 492.6 502.2 544.2 566.1 21.9
Foreign money market instruments 7.9 6.6 7.9 9.3 9.5 0.2
Foreign bonds 462.6 486.0 494.2 534.8 556.6 21.8
Foreign equity and investment fund shares 1,696.2 1,726.2 1,775.4 1,638.1 1,774.5 136.4
Official international reserves 107.4 107.7 104.4 114.5 111.5 -3.0
Other Canadian investment 739.5 753.3 757.2 854.9 820.9 -34.0
Loans 283.5 290.7 288.7 327.2 323.7 -3.6
Currency and deposits 384.0 390.9 398.3 454.4 431.2 -23.2
Trade credits and advances 9.2 10.1 10.5 11.0 10.8 -0.3
Other accounts receivable 62.9 61.6 59.6 62.2 55.2 -6.9
Liabilities 4,347.3 4,522.3 4,502.3 4,443.0 4,652.0 209.1
Direct investment liabilities 1,393.4 1,476.2 1,451.6 1,326.8 1,463.4 136.6
Equity 1,157.0 1,236.8 1,214.7 1,087.5 1,221.3 133.9
Debt instruments 236.4 239.4 236.9 239.3 242.1 2.8
Foreign portfolio investment 2,167.4 2,242.9 2,231.9 2,193.9 2,316.6 122.7
Canadian debt securities 1,496.4 1,518.0 1,512.2 1,538.6 1,570.1 31.4
Canadian money market instruments 102.5 98.0 107.3 106.4 103.8 -2.6
Canadian bonds 1,393.9 1,420.0 1,404.9 1,432.2 1,466.3 34.0
Canadian equity and investment fund shares 671.0 724.9 719.7 655.3 746.6 91.3
Other foreign investment 786.5 803.3 818.9 922.3 872.0 -50.3
Loans 118.9 120.7 126.8 138.4 137.0 -1.4
Currency and deposits 627.2 639.7 647.7 735.8 686.7 -49.1
Special drawing rights 11.2 11.1 10.8 11.4 11.1 -0.2
Trade credits and advances 11.7 12.5 12.7 14.1 13.3 -0.8
Other accounts payable 17.5 19.3 20.8 22.6 23.9 1.3
Net international investment position 644.4 602.0 713.9 609.4 696.1 86.7
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