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 hit 23.5 million shares exchanged through 15,380 transactions, generating a turnover of SAR 591.6 million.
The consumer services, materials, and banks sectors declined 1.95%, 0.23%, and 0.09%, respectively.
On the other hand, the retailing sector rose 2.56%, while the telecommunication services sector increased by 0.26%.
Middle East Healthcare Company’s (Saudi German Hospital) stock led losers with 10%, whereas Allianz Saudi Fransi’s stock grew 6.12%.
Meanwhile, NOMU, the benchmark index of the Nomu-Parallel Market, remained unchanged at 2,830.32 points.