All-share index gains 1.8% with heavyweight Al Rajhi Bank adding 1.3% on Saturday
Banking and petrochemical stocks lifted the Saudi index
to a higher close on Saturday.
The all-share closed 1.8 percent higher to 7,676
points and the banking index added 2.5 percent to 17,288
Heavyweight Al Rajhi Bank ended 1.3 percent higher.
The petrochemical index closed 1 percent higher as
petrochemical giant Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC)
added 1 percent.