The Saudi Stock Exchange Announces the Publication of the Monthly Stock Market Ownership and Trading Activity Report (by Nationality and Investor Type)

Monday, May 01, 2017 at 3:05 PM

Mon May 1, 2017 15:05

The total value of shares traded for the month ending 30 April 2017 amounted to SAR 65.31 billion, decreasing by 9.93% over the previous month; while total stock market capitalization reached SAR 1,644.96 billion at the end of this period, increasing by 0.42% over the previous month.

The total value of shares purchased by “Saudi Investors” during this period amounted to SAR 61.45 billion representing 94.08% of total buying activity, and sales of SAR 61.48 billion representing 94.13% of total selling activity. Total ownership of “Saudi Investors” stood at 93.43% of total market capitalization as of 30 April 2017, representing a decrease of 0.01% from the previous month.
The total value of shares purchased by “GCC Investors” during this period amounted to SAR 1.59 billion representing 2.43% of total buying activity, and sales of SAR 1.20 billion representing 1.83% of total selling activity. Total ownership of “GCC Investors” stood at 2.37% of total market capitalization as of 30 April 2017, representing a decrease of 0.01% from the previous month.
The total value of shares purchased by “Foreign Investors” during this period amounted to SAR 2.28 billion representing 3.48% of total buying activity, and sales of SAR 2.63 billion representing 4.03% of total selling activity. Total ownership of “Foreign Investors” stood at 4.20% of total market capitalization as of 30 April 2017 , representing an increase of 0.02% from the previous month.
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