Table 1 
Canada's international transactions in securities  

Canada's international transactions in securities
  August
2021
September
2021
October
2021
January to October 2020 January to October 2021
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars
Foreign investment in Canadian securities 23,683 19,782 23,923 115,528 150,583
Debt securities 23,409 16,567 20,414 140,926 118,658
Money market instruments 3,904 929 -7,184 12,082 13,424
Governments -1,924 -3,276 -4,081 24,770 8,833
Federal government -1,382 -2,813 -3,659 31,690 2,272
Other governments -542 -463 -421 -6,919 6,560
Corporations 5,827 4,205 -3,103 -12,690 4,592
Government business enterprises -1,048 1,323 -175 -715 4,549
Private corporations 6,875 2,882 -2,929 -11,976 41
Bonds 19,505 15,638 27,598 128,843 105,235
Governments 11,874 -10,722 10,065 73,063 48,106
Federal government 12,976 -8,040 8,352 46,549 27,918
Other governments -1,102 -2,682 1,713 26,514 20,188
Corporations 7,631 26,360 17,533 55,780 57,131
Government business enterprises 1,440 978 -1,878 12,483 -8,218
Private corporations 6,191 25,382 19,411 43,296 65,346
Equity and investment fund shares 274 3,215 3,509 -25,395 31,924
Shares 195 3,139 3,615 -21,814 31,150
Investment fund shares 79 76 -106 -3,580 774
Canadian investment in foreign securities 15,084 17,164 5,408 7,232 126,917
Debt securities 7,131 522 7,226 1,030 40,340
Money market instruments -943 -1,260 723 736 -1,247
Bonds 8,074 1,782 6,504 295 41,587
Equity and investment fund shares 7,953 16,642 -1,818 6,204 86,576
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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