Foreign investors withdraw another $8.63 million net from local market

May 21, 2020 (MLN): Another outflow of $5.12 million from government’s Treasury bills (T-bills) was recorded yesterday, bringing the total net extraction by the foreign investors from the local market to clock in at $8.63 million.

On equity front, foreign investors withdrew net sum of $3.5 million from local equities on the said day, as according to the latest data released by SBP.

This has led the net outflow in T-bills during the ongoing month to stand at $153 million as $800 worth of inflows were recorded so far against the outflows of $153.8 million.

Cumulatively from fiscal year to date, the data showed that foreigners have pulled out around $3.03 billion investment from T-bills against the inflows of $3.64 million, suggesting that only 17% ($609.8 million) of the inflows is left in T-bills.

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Posted on: 2020-05-21T17:20:00+05:00