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

Thursday, November 01, 2018 at 3:32 PM

Thu Nov 1, 2018 15:32

Main Market
    The total value of shares traded for the month  ending 31 October  2018 amounted to SAR 95.74 billion, increasing by 92.40% over the previous month; while total stock market capitalization reached SAR 1,881.17 billion at the end of this period, decreasing by 0.94% over the previous month.

    The total value of shares purchased by “Saudi Investors” during this period amounted to SAR 88.76 billion representing 92.70% of total buying activity, and sales of SAR  81.28 billion representing 84.90% of total selling activity. Total ownership of “Saudi Investors” stood at 93.30% of total market capitalization as of 31 October 2018, representing an increase of 0.42% from the previous month. 
    The total value of shares purchased by “GCC Investors” during this period amounted to SAR 2.01 billion representing 2.10% of total buying activity, and sales of SAR 2.89 billion representing 3.02% of total selling activity. Total ownership of “GCC Investors” stood at 1.99% of total market capitalization as of 31 October 2018, representing a decrease of 0.08% from the previous month. 
    The total value of shares purchased by “Foreign Investors” during this period amounted to SAR 4.97 billion representing 5.19% of total buying activity, and sales of SAR 11.57 billion representing 12.08% of total selling activity. Total ownership of “Foreign Investors” stood at 4.71% of total market capitalization as of 31 October 2018, representing a decrease of 0.33% from the previous month.


Nomu-Parallel Market

The total value of shares traded for the month  ending 31 October 2018 amounted to SAR 20.72 million, decreasing by 2.67% over the previous month; while total stock market capitalization reached SAR 2,107.00 million at the end of this period, decreasing by 1.48% over the previous month.

     The total value of shares purchased by “Saudi Investors” during this period amounted to SAR 19.09 million representing 92.13% of total buying activity, and sales of SAR  20.26 million representing 97.77% of total selling activity. Total ownership of “Saudi Investors” stood at 98.67% of total market capitalization as of 31 October 2018, representing a decrease of 0.19% from the previous month.
    The total value of shares purchased by “GCC Investors” during this period amounted to SAR 0.05 million representing 0.26% of total buying activity, and sales of SAR 0.32 million representing 1.55% of total selling activity. Total ownership of “GCC Investors” stood at 0.67% of total market capitalization as of 31 October 2018, representing an increase of 0.07% from the previous month. 
    The total value of shares purchased by “Foreign Investors” during this period amounted to SAR 1.58 million representing 7.61% of total buying activity, and sales of SAR 0.14 million representing 0.68% of total selling activity. Total ownership of “Foreign Investors” stood at 0.66% of total market capitalization as of 31 October 2018 representing an increase of 0.12% from the previous month..    

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