Muscat Securities Market (MSM) index closed at the end of October 2013 at 6674.07 points, registering a rise by 27.22 points (0.41%) compared to September 2013, which closed at 6646.85 points. The value of trading during October 2013 stood at Omani Riyal (RO) 179,415,834, constituting a decline by 0.8% compared to the previous month, which stood at RO 180,815,717, according to the monthly bulletin issued by Muscat Security Market. The market value amounted to RO 13,757.06 million, compared to the previous month, which stood at RO 13,455.66 million. The bulletin pointed out that, the value of shares bought by non-Omani investors during October 2013 amounted to RO 33 million, comprising (18.39%) whilst the value of shares sold by non-Omani investors reached RO 34.5 million, comprising (19.23%). The net non-Omani investment declined by 0.8% to (RO 1.5) million.