The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) ended Thursday in the green zone after increasing 0.16% or 11.47 points to reach 7,164.64 points.
The Tadawul All Share Index’s (TASI) trading volume stood at 167.75 million shares on Thursday against 160 million shares on Wednesday, whereas traded value levelled down to SAR 3.2 billion ($853 million) from SAR 3.4 billion ($907 million).
The capital goods, banks, and materials sectors rose 1.46%, 0.37%, and 0.19%, respectively.
On the flipside, the media sector decreased 1.75%, and the telecommunication services sector declined 0.43%.
Middle East Specialized Cables’ (MESC) stock led TASI’s risers, registering its highest level since the end of 2014, whereas Alujain Corporation’s stock dropped 2.83%, closing at SAR 23.
Al Inma Bank’s stock led in terms of trading volume after 24.2 million shares were exchanged, generating SAR 397.2 million.
Meanwhile, the main index (NOMU) of the Nomu-Parallel Market retreated 5.75% or 210.1 points reaching 3,440.84 points.
Abo Moati for Bookstores’ stock went up 2.51% to SAR 11.86, and Al-Samaani Factory for Metal Industries’ stock grew 1.87% to SAR 59.80, whereas Raydan Co’s stock slid 13% to SAR 20.22.