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PORTFOLIO INVESTMENT

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French Equivalent: Investissement de portefeuille

Definition:
Portfolio investment is the category of international investment that covers investment in equity and debt securities, excluding any such instruments that are classified as direct investment or reserve assets.

Source Publication:
External Debt Statistics: Guide for Compilers and Users (Draft), IMF, Washington DC, March 2000, Appendix III, Glossary of Terms.

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, November 20, 2001