Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) closed Thursday in the green zone after its main Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) levelled up 0.26% or 17.9 points, reaching 6,954.4 points.
TASI’s trading volume amounted to 206.7 million shares, through 88,919 transactions, with a liquidity of SAR 3.7 billion.
The media, banks, and telecommunication services sectors went up 2.8%, 0.12%, and 0.05%, respectively.
On the flipside, the food and staples retailing sector decreased 1.3%, and the materials sector declined 0.12%.
Saudi Fisheries Company’s (Al Asmak) was TASI’s best performer after surging 10% to reach SAR 28.6, and Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development’s stock grew 9.9%, closing at SAR 8.96.
In the meantime, NOMU, the benchmark index of the Nomu-Parallel Market tumbled 0.29% or 8.6 points, reaching 2,973.1 points.
Development Works Food’s stock topped Nomu’s losers after falling 4.4% to reach SAR 80, whereas Al-Samaani Factory for Metal Industries’ stock rose 2.5%, closing at SAR 55.4.