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Canada's Net Foreign Debt Increased in Second Quarter on Stocks

October 01, 2012

Canada’s net international debt increased in the second quarter as stock prices declined, government figures show.

The shortfall widened by C$23.4 billion ($23.8 billion) to C$241.6 billion in the second quarter, Statistics Canada said in Ottawa today.

To contact the reporter on this story: Greg Quinn in Ottawa at gquinn1@bloomberg.net

To contact the editors responsible for this story: Christopher Wellisz at cwellisz@bloomberg.net; David Scanlan at dscanlan@bloomberg.net.


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