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16 August 08:47 PM TASI down 3.8% in week
Riyadh - Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) saw a negative performance this week, as most of the market sectors settled lower. The Tadawul All Shares Index (TASI) fell 3.78%, of 309.02 points, and ended the week at the level of 7,867.16 …
The consumer durables and apparel sector levelled up 1%
16 August 04:21 PM Saudi indices end Thursday on positive note
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) closed Thursday's trading session in green territory, after its benchmark Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) inched up 1.48 points, or 0.02%, to 7,867.16 points. TASI’s trading volume stood at …
The retailing sector dropped 0.9%
16 August 11:14 AM TASI drops 15 pts, Nomu rises early Thursday
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) started Thursday's trading session in decline after its main Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) went down 15.48 points, or 0.2%, to 7,850.20 points. By 10:42 am Saudi time, TASI’s trading volume …
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16 August 12:48 AM CMA approves MedGulf capital hike
Riyadh - Mubasher: The Capital Markets Authority of Saudi Arabia (CMA) has approved the request of Mediterranean and Gulf Insurance and Reinsurance Company (MedGulf) to increase its capital through a SAR 400 million rights issue. The increase will …
The energy sector levelled down 1.67%
15 August 04:12 PM TASI drops 28 pts, Nomu inches up at Wednesday’s close
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) closed Wednesday's trading session in the red, after its benchmark Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) plunged 27.5 points, or 0.35%, to 7,865.68 points. TASI’s traded volume stood at 90.88 million …
incoming tourism will grow 15.9% to SAR 8.7 billion during the summer of 2018
15 August 12:22 PM Saudi Arabia to post SAR 22bn tourism revenue in 2018
Riyadh – Mubasher: Saudi Arabia is expected to generate a SAR 22.2 billion revenue from inbound and outbound tourism, excluding travel expenses for religious purposes during the summer of 2018, the Tourism Information and Research Centre (MAS) …
The energy sector inched up 0.5%
15 August 11:19 AM TASI rises, Nomu down early Wednesday
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) started Wednesday in the green after its main Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) levelled up 7.2 points, or 0.09%, to 7,900.4 points. By 10:45 am Saudi time, TASI’s trading volume reached 15 …
Total losses reached SAR 994.46 million ($265.2 million) in Q2-18
14 August 05:19 PM 40 Tadawul-listed firms end Q2 down
By: Thabet Shehata Riyadh – Mubasher: Forty companies listed on the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) registered losses during the second quarter of 2018. Total losses reached SAR 994.46 million ($265.2 million) in Q2-18, according to Mubasher's …
TASI rose 20.39 points, or 0.26%, to finish the mid-week trading session at 7893.18 points.
14 August 04:08 PM TASI breaks 4-session low, Nomu falls at Tuesday's close
Riyadh - Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) ended the downwards trend on Tuesday after four consecutive declines, despite recording the lowest liquidity level in 13 sessions. The Tadawul All Shares Index (TASI) rose 20.39 points, or …
Electric machines and equipment topped the imports to Saudi Arabia
14 August 01:40 PM Saudi imports down 3.2% in June – GaStat
Riyadh – Mubasher: Saudi Arabia announced that its imports decline by 3.2% or SAR 1.12 billion in June 2018 when compared to the same month a year ago, according to the latest data by the Saudi General Authority for Statistics (GaStat). Imports …
The kingdom’s trade surplus grew to SAR 61.34 billion in June
14 August 01:16 PM Saudi trade surplus leaps 161% in June – GASTAT
Riyadh – Mubasher: Saudi Arabia's trade surplus registered a year-on-year increase of 160.7% in June, according to a recent report by the Saudi General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT). The kingdom’s trade surplus grew to SAR 61.34 billion …
Saudi merchandise exports amounted to SAR 95.45 billion in June
14 August 12:28 PM Saudi merchandise exports hit SAR 96bn in June – GASTAT
Riyadh – Mubasher: Saudi Arabia's merchandise exports increased by 62.3% year-on-year, or SAR 36.96 billion, during June, the General Authority for Statistics’ (GASTAT) data revealed on Tuesday. The kingdom’s merchandise exports amounted to SAR …
The media sector topped TASI’s gainers adding 4.35
14 August 11:18 AM TASI adds 64 pts, Nomu near-stable early Tuesday
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) started Tuesday’s trading session in green territory after its main Tadawul All-Share Index (TASI) increased 64.62 points, or 0.8%, to 7,937.41 points. By 10:43 am Saudi time, TASI’s trading …
The dividends represent 3.45% of net assets based on the fair market value as of 30 June.
14 August 10:39 AM Musharaka REIT Fund to pay SAR 0.35/unit dividends
Riyadh – Mubasher: Musharaka REIT Fund on Tuesday announced that it will pay a 3.5% cash dividends for the six-month period ended 17 August, with a total amount of SAR 30.8 million. The fund will pay a dividend of SAR 0.35 per unit, according to …
The utilities sector inched up 0.16%
13 August 04:25 PM Saudi indices close Monday in red
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) finished Monday's trading session in decline, after its benchmark Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) plunged 192.13 points, or 2.38%, to 7,872.79 points, registering its sharpest losses in more …
The deal saw trading of 104,500 shares at a value of SAR 28 per shares
13 August 03:10 PM Petrochem’s stock sees SAR 2.93m private deal Monday
Riyadh – Mubasher: A private transaction was executed on the National Petrochemical Company’s (Petrochem) stock at a value of SAR 2.93 million on Monday on the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul). The deal saw trading of 104,500 shares at a value of …
The situation in Turkey will have its repercussions in the GCC economies
13 August 11:59 AM Turkish crisis keeps special presence in UAE markets
By: Mahmoud Gamal Dubai – Mubasher: The diplomatic spat between Turkey and the US has stolen the limelight from the disclosures in the UAE markets. This tension began when Turkey refused to release an American evangelical pastor accused of being …
The banking sector topped the QSE’s losers declining 3.59%
13 August 11:54 AM Turkish lira poses threat to QSE’s banking sector
Mubasher: The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) has been affected adversely by Turkey's currency crisis. The Qatari bourse ended Sunday’s trading session in negative territory, after the general index fell 251.86 points, or 2.55%, to 9,635 points. The …
The consumer services sector fell 0.8%
13 August 11:13 AM Saudi indices open Monday on negative note
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) started Monday's trading session in red territory after its main Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) slumped 35.37 points, or 0.4%, to 8,029.55 points. By 10:42 am Saudi time, TASI’s trading volume …
TASI’s trading volume stood at 133 million shares on Sunday
12 August 04:32 PM TASI hits 3M low, Nomu edges up at Sunday’s close
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) closed Sunday's trading session in the red after its benchmark Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) plunged 111.26 points, or 1.36%, to 8,064.92 points, recording its sharpest losses in more than …
The healthcare sector fell 1.9%
12 August 11:12 AM TASI drops 63 pts, Nomu rises early Sunday
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) started Sunday's trading session on a negative note, after its main Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) plunged 63.82 points, or 0.8%, to 8,112.63 points. By 10:45 am Saudi time, TASI’s trading …
Employment and export orders in the kingdom’s non-oil private sector rose slightly in July
12 August 10:33 AM Saudi non-oil private sector growth slows in July – PMI
Riyadh – Mubasher: Saudi Arabia’s non-oil private sector growth eased slightly in July, according to a recent survey sponsored by Emirates NBD and produced by IHS Markit. The seasonally adjusted Emirates NBD Saudi Arabia Purchasing Managers' Index …
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10 August 07:19 PM TASI down 0.9% in week
Riyadh - Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) declined this week on the back of the losses achieved by major market sectors and blue chip stocks. The Tadawul All Shares Index (TASI) went down by 0.94%, or 77.4 points, and ended the week at …
The utilities sector decreased by 3.27%
9 August 03:56 PM Saudi indices end Thursday on negative note
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) closed Thursday's trading session in decline after its benchmark Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) went down 34.11 points, or 0.42%, to 8,176.18 points. TASI’s traded volume stood at 170.63 …
The retailing sector rose 2.56%
9 August 11:11 AM TASI loses 9 pts, Nomu stable at Thursday’s open
Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) started Thursday's trading session in red territory, after its main Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) fell 8.5 points, or 0.1%, to 8,201.79 points. By 10:40 am Saudi time, TASI’s trading volume …