Foreign investment increased its acquisition of UAE stocks, during the past week, with a net investment of 244.7 million dirhams, the proceeds of purchases, of which 221.4 million dirhams were in Dubai.
Trading data, according to nationalities, showed that non-Arab foreign investors tended to buy in the two markets during the week, recording a purchase proceeds of about 23.3 million dirhams in the Abu Dhabi market, and 221.4 million dirhams in the Dubai Financial Market.
In the Abu Dhabi market, Arab investors recorded 17 million dirhams and Gulf investors 50.7 million dirhams, as a purchase proceeds, while citizens recorded a sale proceeds of 91 million dirhams.
As for the Dubai Financial Market, the Arabs recorded 34 million dirhams, and the citizens 217 million dirhams, as a sale proceeds, while the Gulf Arabs recorded a purchase proceeds of about 30 million dirhams.
Trading data, according to nationalities, revealed that institutions tended to buy during the week, recording a total purchase proceeds in the two markets of 158.5 million dirhams, of which 22 million dirhams were in Abu Dhabi, and 136.5 million dirhams were in the Dubai market.
Market closures varied during the past week, with a liquidity amounting to 7.82 billion dirhams, an increase of 1.2 percent in the Dubai Financial Market. With the support of Emaar Properties and Emirates NBD, amid a slight decline in the Abu Dhabi market by 0.36 percent, under pressure from the decline of the leaders, especially the E& stock.
Dubai companies attracted a weekly liquidity of 2.22 billion dirhams, with a circulation of 1.15 billion shares, through 45,647 trading transactions.
The Abu Dhabi market liquidity amounted to about 5.6 billion dirhams, with a circulation of 1.26 billion shares, which were executed through 77,991 trading transactions.