The benchmark Tadawul All-Share Index (TASI) continuing its downward fall logged a sharp decline of 1.12 percent or 109.68 points, closing at 9,716.99. It plunged to a maximum of 155 points during the session.
Only Transport witnessed a positive change among sectoral indices, growing slightly to 8,319.95. Remaining 14 sectors lost an aggregate of 1,763.16 points. Again Media and Publishing sector came out as the biggest decliner, tumbling 5.3 percent and closing at 3,092.57. The sector has reduced almost one-third of its index value in seven consecutive sessions. Construction and Multi-Investment sectors followed it, slipping 2.4 percent and 2.1 percent respectively.
Top ten heavyweight equities finished to the downside, with
The total number of falling stocks exceeded to the total number of rising stocks by a huge margin of 128 to 21. Share price of new player
Share trading activity remained low on Sunday, as Tadawul volume set sold approximately 238 million shares, a decrease of 31.8 percent as compared to the 50-day average level. Equity turnover reached to SR7.8 billion, a decrease of SR3.0 billion from 50-day average value.
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