Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) ended Monday’s trading session on a rise, for the second consecutive day, supported by an increase in trading values.
The main index closed up by 1.41%, gaining 96.45 points, at the level of 6,921.15 points.
The banks' sector gained 1.8%, while telecom and materials increased by 1.7% and 1.4%, respectively, and the energy sector added 1.16%.
On the other hand, only three market sector indices closed in the red zone, led by pharmaceuticals that lost 1.1%.
Trading volumes increased to 230.2 million shares, from 198.54 million shares on Sunday.
Trading values expanded to SAR 5.1 billion, up from SAR 4.07 billion yesterday.
Arab Sea led 138 rising stocks and surged by 10%, while MedGulf plunged by 4.62% and topped 52 losing stocks, while five stocks remained unchanged.
Al Rajhi registered the highest turnover with SAR 628.7 million, and Dar Alarkan was the most active stock with 27.3 million traded shares.
Meanwhile, the Parallel market capped index (NomuC) added 0.23% and closed at 7,202.31 points.