Saudi shares ended lower for a third consecutive day, dragged by heavyweights Saudi Basic Industries (SABIC) and Al-Rajhi Bank.
The benchmark TASI closed 0.5 percent down at 6,221 points, with the biggest losses in the banking sector whose index dropped almost 1 percent to 16,098
Rajhi shed 0.7 percent while Samba Financial Group dropped 1.9 percent.
SABIC's shares declined 0.3 percent. (Reuters)For 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.
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