Saudi Arabia’s main stock index closed down 142.29 points today to close at 10,796.46 points, with two billion riyals worth of transactions.
The number of shares traded – according to the Saudi Press Agency’s Daily Economic Bulletin for the Saudi Stock Market – reached 74 million shares, split by more than 241,000 transactions in which 33 stocks recorded gains in value, while 173 stocks ended lower.
Shares of Shams, Suleiman Al-Habib, Al-Hafir Al-Arabia, Al-Hokair Group and Amiantit were the biggest gainers, while Malath Insurance, Aslak, Al-Yamamah Steel, Red Sea and Namaa Chemicals were the most low on transactions, as growth and decline rates ranged from 9.95% to 9.69%.
And Marafiq, Al-Tasneeh, Petro Rabigh, Dar Al-Arkan, and Al-Rajhi were the most quantitatively active, while Marafiq, Al-Rajhi, SABIC for Agriculture Nutrients, STC , and Maaden were the most active. in terms of quantity.
The Saudi Parallel Stock Index (Growth) closed today at a low of 300.87 points, closing at 18866.13 points with a value of 68 million riyals, and the number of outstanding shares reached more than 392 thousand shares divided into 1157 transactions.