Foreign holdings in Thai stocks hit 3-year high, mainly from increasing share prices and investment in new IPOs

Foreign holdings in Thai stocks hit 3-year high, mainly from increasing share prices and investment in new IPOs

วันที่นำเข้าข้อมูล 13 May 2022

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The Thai stock market remains in the radar of foreign investors and the value of their holdings in Thai stocks is solid proof. At the end of August 2021, foreign holdings of Thai stocks soared 35.5 percent year-on-year to over USD 157.39 billion (THB 5.09 trillion), the highest level in three years and the second highest in ten years1

Foreign ownership surged USD 41.13 billion (THB 1.33 trillion) while the SET Index increased by 25 percent from August 2020 to August 2021. Due to the decline of the SET Index from the end of August 2021, foreign holdings fell marginally to 26.63 percent of market capitalization at end-November 2021 from 27.16 percent.  

Notably, foreign investors from the United Kingdom, Singapore, and Hong Kong maintained their position in the top three holding the highest value in Thai stocks as of August 31, 2021....

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