Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) closed Thursday in the green zone after its main Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) surged 0.85% or 59.45 points, reaching 7,085.51 points.
TASI’s trading volume reached 342.99 million shares on Thursday, against 232.66 million shares on Wednesday, while liquidity jumped to SAR 5.14 billion, from SAR 3.78 billion.
The real estate management and development sector rose 2.7%, followed by energy with 2.1%. Capital goods, materials, banking and telecommunication sectors added 2.1%, 0.8%, 0.6%, and 0.09%, respectively.
On the flipside, the media sector inched down 0.87%, and commercial and professional services sector shed 0.6%.
Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company’s stock levelled down 9.9%, whereas Saudi Enaya Cooperative Insurance’s stock fell 2.7%.
Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development’s stock was the most active in terms of trading volume with121 million shares, generating SAR 1.49 billion.
In the meantime, NOMU, the benchmark index of the Nomu-Parallel Market plunged 4.8%, or 149.20 points, to 2,979.80 points.
Nomu’s trading volume stood at 85,580 shares on Thursday, against 20,230 shares on Wednesday, while liquidity increased to SAR 1.92 million, from SAR 468,530.
Thob Al-Aseel Company, and Al-Omran Industrial Trading stocks’ went down 6.5%, and 5.7%, respectively, whereas Abo Moati for Bookstores’ stock rose 1.9%.
The stock of Abo Moati for Bookstores acquired Nomu in terms of traded volume after 22,370 shares were exchanged, while Thob Al-Aseel Company’s stock topped in terms of trading value with a liquidity of SAR 644,420.