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Saudi Wealth Fund Making Another Splash, This Time at Home

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City Skyline And Development at King Abdullah Financial District
Photographer: Maya Anwar/Bloomberg
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Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is turning homeward.

The Public Investment Fund cut its holdings of U.S. equities in the third quarter by $3 billion to $7 billion, mainly by selling stakes in exchange-traded funds that track the real estate and materials sectors.