The net investments of citizens in the UAE stock markets exceeded the barrier of 3 billion dirhams today, Wednesday, in an indication of the continued injection of domestic liquidity into the markets, which contributed to the improvement of the prices of a large segment of the shares listed on the Abu Dhabi and Dubai financial markets.
Citizens’ net investment in stocks exceeds 3 billion dirhams since the beginning of 2020
In light of the rise in stock prices, the market value of the shares of companies traded in the markets is on the verge of a trillion dirhams, the highest level in more than ten years, according to the records of the Abu Dhabi and Dubai financial markets.The big increase in the net investment of citizens in the financial markets came as a result of the increase in the trading volume of this important segment of investors since the beginning of this year, which exceeded 63.4 billion dirhams in buying and selling in both markets.
Citizen investors’ transactions account for about 51% of the total of all trades registered in the two markets, which amounted to approximately 124 billion dirhams, buying and selling since the beginning of the year until today, according to statistics issued by the two markets.
Returning to the details of the movement of local investors at the market level, the value of their transactions on the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange reached 24.54 billion dirhams, buying and selling since the beginning of the year 2020 until today, of which 13.7 billion dirhams are the value of purchases, and 10.833 billion dirhams for sales, bringing the net investment to 2.87 Approximately one billion dirhams.
Citizens’ transactions in the capital market accounted for about 50.6% of the total trades recorded since the beginning of the year until the date of monitoring, which amounted to about 48.48 billion dirhams, both buying and selling.
In the Dubai Financial Market, the value of citizens’ transactions reached nearly 38.9 billion dirhams, buying and selling since the beginning of this year until today, and distributed by 19.554 billion dirhams in purchases, while the value of sales amounted to 19.353 billion dirhams, thus their net investment amounted to approximately 201 million dirhams.
Based on the previous figures, citizens’ transactions accounted for 51.4% of the total trades recorded on the Dubai Financial Market since the beginning of this year until the end of the period covered by the monitoring, which reached 75.5 billion dirhams, both buying and selling.
It is expected that the value of citizens’ investments will increase in the coming months, in light of the remaining prices of a large segment of stocks at attractive levels for investment, both in the medium and long terms.