Of interest to foreign investors will be the recently suggested possibility that Saudi Arabia is expected to make a limited expansion of its stock market thereby allowing direct foreign ownership to investors with at least $5 billion under management. The Kingdom, has also been considering opening up its stock market for several years. It is expected that the Government will shortly be taking a step in that direction. The imposed limit on the stakeholders will also allow each to hold a maximum 5 %of a stock’s issued share capital.
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