April 2021

Global & GCC Capital Markets Review: March 2021

Monthly Market Review (MMR)

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Executive Summary

A monthly publication that covers the performance of GCC and global stock markets, provides economic commentary and captures the happenings in GCC.

Key Trends

  • GCC equity markets continued to make gains with the S&P GCC Composite Index ending the month 6.6% higher. Announcement of reforms in Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi cheered the markets.
  • Oil prices continued their northward march and increased by 7.9% for the month. Investors cheered the rapid rollout of vaccines in UAE that would enable it to attain herd immunity swiftly.
  • U.S. market (S&P 500) rose 4.2% during the month due to successful passage of the USD 1.9trillion stimulus bill.
  • Oil prices fell 5.1% for the month due to increase in coronavirus cases in Europe that led to fresh lockdowns.


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  • Market Commentary, March 2021
  • Oil prices reach $70 levels after OPEC+ extends production cuts, could reduce GCC financing needs
  • Saudi Arabia approves new law to boost privatization in 16 sectors
  • Kuwait corporate profits have fallen by half since 2005 even as the economy grew during the same period
  • GCC Equity Market performance, March 2021
  • GCC Sectoral performance, March 2021
  • GCC Equity Market valuation
  • Global Equity Market performance, March 2021
  • Monthly Returns and Value of USD 1 Invested

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