The Saudi Stock Exchange Performance Report –August 2018
Sunday, September 02, 2018 at 9:28 AM
Sun Sep 2, 2018 09:28
At the end of August 2018 Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) closed at 7,948.25 points, decreased by 346.58 points 4.18% over the close of the previous month.
Highest close level for the index during the month was 8,288.98 point on 01/08/2018.
Total equity market capitalization at the end of August 2018 reached SAR 1,893.32 billion (US$ 504.88 billion), decreasing by 3.92% over the close of the previous month.
The total value of shares traded for the month of August 2018 reached SAR 54.25 billion (US$ 14.47 billion), decreasing by 25.90% over the previous month.
The total number of shares traded* reached 2.02 billion shares during the month of August 2018 compared to 2.88 billion shares traded for the previous month, a decrease of 29.90%.
The total number of transactions executed during August 2018 reached 1.49 million compared to 2.03 million trades for the month of July 2018, a decrease of 26.83%.
* Adjusted to all corporate actions during the period.
* Number of trading days during August 2018 were 17 against 23 trading days during July 2018
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