NO. 20


Financial andBanking News

Capital Markets

Trading Volume Of Saudi Shares Continues To Grow Despite Fall In Prices

The value of shares traded in Saudi Arabia increased by 43% during 1994,despite a 30% fall in share prices. This repeats the pattern of 1993 when therewas a 27% increase in volume in the face of a decline in prices (although thedecline in 1993 was only 5% over the year). Trading volumes have increaseddramatically in recent years partly as a result of...