AL-SHALL WEEKLY ECO­NOMIC RE­PORT

Kuwait Times - - BUSINESS -

to­tal value of sold shares (26.7 per­cent for the same pe­riod 2015). The sec­tor pur­chased shares worth KD 851.785 mil­lion while sold shares worth KD 685.182 mil­lion with a net trad­ing, more pur­chas­ing, by KD 166.603 mil­lion.

The third con­trib­u­tor to mar­ket liq­uid­ity is the clients’ ac­counts sec­tor (port­fo­lios), which cap­tured 18.3 per­cent of to­tal value of sold shares (15.2 per­cent for the same pe­riod 2015) and 15.9 per­cent of to­tal value of pur­chased shares (14.8 per­cent for the same pe­riod 2015). The sec­tor sold shares worth KD 466.926 mil­lion and pur­chased shares worth KD 405.688 mil­lion, with a net trad­ing, sell­ing, by KD 61.238 mil­lion.

The last con­trib­u­tor to liq­uid­ity is the in­vest­ment funds sec­tor which cap­tured 9.3 per­cent of to­tal value of pur­chased shares (9.7 per­cent for the same pe­riod 2015) and 9.2 per­cent of to­tal value of sold shares (8.8 per­cent for the same pe­riod 2015). This sec­tor pur­chased shares worth KD 238.744 mil­lion and sold shares worth KD 235.137 mil­lion, with a net trad­ing, pur­chas­ing, by KD 3.607 mil­lion.

Boursa Kuwait con­tin­ues to be a do­mes­tic boursa with Kuwaiti traders form­ing the big­gest trad­ing group and pur­chased shares worth KD 2.209 bil­lion cap­tur­ing 86.4 per­cent of to­tal value of pur­chased shares, (84.9 per­cent for the same pe­riod 2015), and sold shares worth KD 2.189 bil­lion, cap­tur­ing 85.6 per­cent of to­tal value of sold shares (86 per­cent for

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