Saudi shares partly recovered earlier losses on Saturday, but the all-share index
still finished the session down 0.37 percent from start of trading.
Shares in petrochemical companies fell 0.74 percent, with bellwether Saudi
Basic Industries Corp (SABIC) slipping 1.08 percent.
Banking stocks did better, ending with losses of only 0.11 percent as
heavyweight al-Rajhi Bank gained 0.34 percent.
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