Overseas securities holdings fall in 2011

Overseas investments in securities by Irish residents dropped in 2011, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show.

21st August, 2012

Overseas investments in securities by Irish residents dropped in 2011, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show.

The total investment in foreign securities fell marginally to €1.43 trillion at end-2011, down €25 billion on the revised 2010 level of €1.46 billion.

Equity assets accounted for 75 per cent of this decline.

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