|Rank||Country||Stock of direct foreign investment - at home (US$)|
|36||Trinidad and Tobago||102,000,000,000|
|43||United Arab Emirates||80,730,000,000|
Definition: This entry gives the cumulative US dollar value of all investments in the home country made directly by residents - primarily companies - of other countries as of the end of the time period indicated. Direct investment excludes investment through purchase of shares.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Stock of direct foreign investment - at home map
Saudi Arabia to Open Stock Market to Foreign Investors on June 15
Wall Street Journal - 4/17/2015 6:23:20 AM
Saudi Arabia will open its $530 billion stock market to foreign investments on June 15, a keenly awaited move that will give international investors direct access to the Middle ... share sale ever in the Arab world. To that extent, foreign investors ...
Saudi Arabia opens its stock market to foreigners
worldfinance.com - 4/17/2015 10:26:43 AM
The shift is estimated to bring around $40bn of foreign capital into the economy On April 16, the CMA revealed that the $509bn stock market will be opened to the rest of the world ... direct investment to foreign enterprises is part of the country ...
Foreign Direct Investment into China Speeds Up
Industry Week - 4/16/2015 10:27:54 AM
BEIJING - Foreign direct ... investment from the world's second-largest economy slowed sharply. FDI rose 2.2% year-on-year last month to $12.4 billion, the commerce ministry said, an acceleration from February's 0.9% gain. "Investment from major countries ...
INVESTMENT FOCUS-Foreigners queue for opening of $500 bln Saudi bourse
Reuters - 4/17/2015 3:27:22 PM
Saudi among last big bourses to allow direct foreign investment ... and a substantial country which offers exposure not just to energy but also to infrastructure, financials and other sectors." While market capitalisations vary with stock prices and ...
RPT-INVESTMENT FOCUS-Foreigners queue for opening of $500 bln Saudi bourse
Reuters - 4/20/2015 7:24:12 AM
Worth more than all other Gulf Arab markets combined, it is one of the last major global bourses to allow direct investment ... proposed foreign ownership be capped at 10 percent of the market's total value and 20 percent of any particular stock.
Saudi stock exchange opens to foreign traders for first time
yourmiddleeast.com - 4/17/2015 9:22:18 AM
Economic Policy The Saudi stock market will open on June 15 to direct ... world's largest. However, foreigners were allowed to trade indirectly through Saudi and GCC-based investment funds. The Capital Market Authority said it will issue regulations for ...
Foreign investment optimism
Ekantipur - 4/20/2015 2:52:11 AM
With a few new projects signed, including a Power Trade Agreement (PTA) with India, the expectation is that once a new constitution is written, Nepal will be host to plenty of foreign direct investment ... of the worst countries in the world for doing ...
Middle East ETFs Set to Soar on Saudi Arabia's Foreign Access - ETF News And Commentary
NASDAQ - 4/20/2015 9:25:54 AM
This is especially true, as the world ... investment funds to gain exposure to this stock market (read: OPEC ETFs Crushed by Oil Crash: What Next?). The plan for foreign direct investment in Saudi stocks, approved last year, will be a big boon for the country.
MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi Arabia surges ahead of market opening to foreigners
Reuters - 4/19/2015 1:51:56 PM
DUBAI, April 19 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's bourse surged on Sunday after the kingdom's securities regulator said it would open the market to direct foreign investment ... Most other Egyptian stocks were also weak but El Arabia For Investment & Development ...
India goes all out to court foreign investors
Yahoo Finance - 4/17/2015 8:39:21 AM
The bid to woo foreign investors was in focus this week, as India was the partner country for Hannover Messe - the world's biggest ... the country's stock market is up almost 26 percent over the past year. Foreign direct investment inflows, meanwhile ...
Ahlan wa sahlan: Saudi Arabia to open stock market to foreigners on June 15
Al Bawaba - 4/16/2015 7:31:56 PM
Saudi Arabia will open its $532 billion stock market to direct foreign investment on June 15 ... tens of billions of dollars will eventually enter the country as a result; Saudi Arabia is the Arab world’s biggest stock market and one of its most diverse.
Saudi bourse to open to foreign traders for first time
Business Recorder - 4/16/2015 9:47:56 PM
RIYADH: The Saudi stock market will open on June 15 to direct ... world's largest. However, foreigners were allowed to trade indirectly through Saudi and GCC-based investment funds. The Capital Market Authority said it will issue regulations for foreign ...
Newcomer Niven leads Foreign & Colonial into European expedition
City Wire - 4/17/2015 10:48:12 AM
UK equity holdings, where stocks have fallen from 90 to 50 in the past year, are run by Rodger McNair and Michael Ulrich at F&C. Despite a portfolio that spans over 500 companies in 35 countries ... the FTSE World index. Foreign & Colonial Investment ...
Foreign diplomats have crucial role to promote bilateral relations between host and home countries
Pakistan Observer - 4/16/2015 7:53:24 PM
He said they should inform investors in their home countries to explore Pakistan for joint ventures and direct investment in order ... image of Pakistan in outside world. Director Academy Madam Mumtaz Zara Baloch said that Foreign Service Academy of ...
UPDATE 1-MIDEAST STOCKS-UAE, Qatar mkts slip as investors position for Saudi opening
Reuters - 4/19/2015 7:11:04 AM
Gulf stock markets were narrowly mixed in early trade on Sunday as the United Arab Emirates and Qatar pulled back after a few strong sessions and investors focused on Saudi Arabia, which is preparing to allow direct foreign investment in its market.