The share of foreign investors in the Istanbul Stock Exchange (IMKB) dropped 7.5 percent to 66.91 percent as of Nov. 18, down from 72.34 percent at the beginning of 2008, on Wednesday.
The share of foreign investors in the Istanbul Stock Exchange (IMKB) fell by 7.5 percent to 66.91 percent since the beginning of the year, official data showed on Wednesday.
The value of shares held by foreigners is 36.6 billion YTL ($22 billion) as of Nov. 18, Turkey's Central Registry Agency added.
The global financial crisis has triggered investors to leave emerging markets as confidence erodes worldwide.
Stocks, which plunged nearly 60 percent since the beginning of 2008, plunged to their lowest levels in more than three years on Tuesday.
Turkey is seen as particularly fragile with the government's reluctance to take severe measures ahead of the local elections in 2009 and its huge dependence on foreign capital to finance its record-high current account deficit.