Banking, petrochemical sectors lead gains as all-share index rises 1.4% on Saturday
Petrochemical and banking stocks lifted the Saudi stock market to close higher on Saturday.
The all-share ended 1.4 percent higher at 7,104 points and the petrochemical sector also ended 1.4 percent higher at 6,168 points.
Heavyweight Saudi Basic Industries (SABIC) closed 1.4 percent higher.
The banking index ended 1 percent higher at 16,016 poingsFor all the latest business news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.