Statistics Canada reports Canadian holdings of foreign securities edged up $1.3 billion, led by further acquisitions of foreign corporate shares.
Non-residents acquired $7.3 billion of Canadian money market instruments in July, led by federal treasury bills.
Foreign investors resumed acquisition of Canadian bonds in July, adding $2.0 billion to their portfolios following large government bond retirements in June.
Non-resident investors added a further $2.5 billion of Canadian corporate shares to their holdings in July.
Canadian investors continued acquired $2.8 billion in foreign equities in July, primarily in U.S. corporate shares.