After falling over 144 points or 1.46 percent earlier it bottomed out at 9,716.44 points level and started to rise again but ended below the break-even line.
Heavy interest was witnessed in the Saudi Kayan and
The bellwether SABIC (
The level of turnover remained significantly escalated as trading volume at Tadawul reached 346.8 million shares, increasing by 28.4 percent from the previous value.
The liquidity of SR11.8 billion surpassed the previous day's SR9.5 billion.
The number of executed transactions reached 195,149 trades, an increase of 28.7 percent over the previous day.
Seven sectors accumulated an aggregate of 741.2 points and eight sectors lost 635 points for the day.
Transport made the biggest jump among sectoral indices, posting a reasonable gain of 222.4 points or 2.67 percent.
Cement and Agriculture culture sectors followed it, growing by 1.31 percent and 1.12 percent respectively.
Media, Insurance and Real Estate suffered worst of all sectors, slipping 7.18 percent, 3.45 percent and 1.92 percent respectively.
Falling stocks outnumbered rising ones two-to-one on the Saudi stock market yesterday.
Share price of
On the other positive side,
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