Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange’s (Tadawul) main Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) rose 43.14 points, or 0.47%, to close at 9,239.67 points on Sunday.
TASI’s liquidity edged down to SAR 2.84 billion on Sunday, compared to SAR 2.87 billion in the previous session, while the main market’s traded volume climbed to 117.95 million shares from 106.73 million on Thursday.
The telecommunications sector was the top gainer after advancing 2.66%, followed by the banking sector with 0.79%, while the basic materials sector inched up 0.14%.
On the other hand, the retail food sector declined 3%, followed by the media sector which tumbled 2.3%.
The stock of Abdullah Abdul Mohsen Al Khodari Sons led risers with 5.84%, whereas United International Transportation’s (Budget Saudi) stock headed fallers and slid 5%.
Alinma Bank’s stock spearheaded TASI in terms of trading volume and value after 17 million shares were traded at a turnover of SAR 467.94 million.
Meanwhile, NOMU, the benchmark index of the Nomu-Parallel Market, fell 100.53 points, or 2.7%, to finish the first session of the week at 3,595.28 points.
Baazeem Trading’s stock was Nomu’s worst performer with 6.9%, while the stock of Al-Samaani Factory For Metal Industries was Nomu’s best performer after adding 6.85%.