Time: July 09, 2018
Investors talk with each other as they monitor a screen displaying stock information at the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Reuters file photo)
Riyadh – Shujaa al-Baqmi
The share of foreign investors in the Saudi stock market, by the end of trading on July 5, reached 5 percent, with a total ownership of $25.9 billion.
In this regard, the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) announced that net foreign purchases of foreign direct investment last week amounted to $43.1 million dollars.
Increased foreign investor ownership in the stock market reflects the appeal of the Saudi financial market and the high level of confidence its economy enjoys.