Capital Account

A tabulation of the flows of financial assets between domestic private residents and businesses and foreign private residents and businesses.

The following investment flows would be recorded in the capital account:

- Purchase of foreign securities by domestic residents and purchases of domestic securities by foreign residents.

- Lending to foreign residents by domestic residents and borrowing by domestic residents from foreign residents.

- Investment by domestic firms in foreign firms and investment by foreign firms in domestic firms.

- Deposits made my domestic central bank, finance ministries, treasuries, or national governments in a foreign central bank, and deposits made by a foreign entities in domestic central bank.
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