Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) finished Thursday’s trading session with negative performance after its main Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) fell 31.34 points, or 0.41%, to 7,687.76 points.
TASI’s liquidity slid to SAR 3.7 billion ($987.2 million) in the last session of this week, from SAR 3.94 billion ($1.05 billion) on Wednesday, while trading volume reached 158.3 million shares, from 176.14 million.
The energy, materials, telecommunication services, and banking sectors levelled down 2.05%, 0.98%, 0.3%, and 0.25%, respectively.
On the other hand, the food and beverages sector increased by 2.39%, while the consumer durables and apparel sector rose 1.25%.
National Medical Care Company’s stock was the worst performer after dropping 4.58%, whereas the stock of Savola Group was the best performer after growing 5.82.
Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development Co’s stock led in terms of trading volume after 28 million shares were exchanged, while Alinma Bank’s stock topped in terms of traded value after generating SAR 510.36 million.
In the meantime, the benchmark index of the Nomu secondary market, NOMU, tumbled 53.63 points, or 2.05 points, to 2,567.24 points, registering its fifth consecutive decline.
Thob Al-Aseel Company’s stock went down 3.44%, while Al Kathiri Holding Co.’s stock inched up 0.57%.