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Non-institutional foreign investors increased their ownership in Tadawul-listed equities, excluding Saudi Aramco, to 10.42%, or SAR 296.77 billion, in the week ended Feb. 16, compared with 10.39% a week before, market data showed.
The ownership of non-institutional foreign investors is represented by swap holders, residents and qualified foreign investors (QFIs), but does not include the strategic ownership of institutional investors.
GCC investors’ ownership in Saudi equities, excluding Saudi Aramco, dropped from 1.74% to 1.73% of the total market cap, or SAR 49.3 billion in the week ended Feb. 16.
Foreign investors’ ownership, including strategic partners, in Saudi equities, excluding Saudi Aramco, grew from 11.95% to 12.03%, or SAR 342.4 billion, for the week ended Feb. 16.
Meanwhile, institutional foreign investors, excluding Saudi Aramco, accounted for 1.60%, or SAR 45.7 billion, of the total foreign ownership in the Saudi market for the same week.