The Saudi market index ended a session on Tuesday, up 1% at 8893 points (+ 84 points), with active transactions of a total value of about 13.4 billion riyals, the highest in a month and a half.
Thus, it continues its rise for the fourth consecutive session, recording gains of about 350 points, or 4.1%.
Al-Rajhi Bank – the largest weight in the Saudi market – rose 3% at 79 riyals, registering the highest close since 2006, and Saudi Aramco closed at 34.50 riyals (+ 1%).
“Anaam Holding” rose to a maximum of 102 riyals, and the company had announced the board of directors ’recommendation to increase the capital by offering priority rights shares.
“Sea of Arabia” and “MIS” shares recorded the highest close since listing on the market at 116 riyals (+ 6%) for the first and 123 riyals (+ 1%) for the second.
On the other hand, the “Qassim Cement” share declined by 3% at 85.30 riyals, and the “ACIG” share led the declines today by more than 8% at 49.70 riyals, amid active trading on the stock amounting to about 5.1 million shares.