Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange's (Tadawul) benchmark Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) closed Thursday's trading session in the green territory, keeping its upward performance for the third session in a row.
TASI increased by 2.74% or 180.3 points to settle at 6,749.69 points.
The market cap value reached SAR 5.09 billion, up from around SAR 3.4 billion during the previous session, with 262.6 million traded shares, compared to 170.89 million shares on Wednesday, 1 April.
Meanwhile, the banks sector topped the gainers with 2.8%.
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co. led 163 rising stocks with 9.91%, while Mouwasat Medical Services Co headed 32 losing stocks with 2.74%.
A total of 10 stocks remained unchanged by the end of Thursday's session.
The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) posted the highest turnover of SAR 453.18 million, while Alinma Bank recorded the highest trading volume of around 19.2 million shares.
Moreover, Nomu-Parallel Market jumped by nearly 7% or around 377.66 points to 5,769.83 points.
National Building and Marketing Company came on top of Nomu's winners with 17.53%, while the market has not seen any losing stocks.