KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign investors continued to be net buyers of Malaysian equities despite a pullback from the broader region over recent weeks.
MIDF Research reported that Bursa Malaysia saw net buying of RM190.9mil of equities from offshore funds during the holiday-shortened week ended Sept 2, 2022.
The net increase in foreign holdings served as the seventh consecutive week of net inflows from foreigners.
"Foreigners were net sellers only on Thursday at a rate of -RM90.1m but were net buyers for the rest of the week.
"The heaviest inflow of RM219.6m was recorded on Tuesday, while Monday and Friday saw inflows of RM61.0m and RM0.4m respectively," said MIDF in its weekly fund flow report.,
To date, international investors have been net buyers for 24 out of the 35 weeks of 2022, with a total net inflow of RM8.16bil.
Foreign investors were most attracted to the financial services, consumer products and services and utilities sectors, which recorded RM201.7mi, RM58.4mil and RM51.6mil net purchases respectively.
In contrast, the industrial products and services, technology and plantation sectors recorded the highest outflows of RMRM102.8mil ,RM51.4mil and RM26.6mil respectively.
Meanwhile, local institutions remained net sellers of RM233.2mil of Malaysian equities.
Local retailers stayed on a buying spree with RM42.6mil net of equities bought.
In terms of participation, there was a decrease in average daily trade value (ADTV) among retail and institutional investors by 4.5% and 1.2% respectively, while foreign investors recorded growth of 60.3% in ADTV.
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