Saudi shares rose 0.6 percent, lifted by banks and Saudi Basic Industries (SABIC).
The Saudi index TASI ended up 0.6 percent at 6,188.84 points. Among biggest gainers was Al Rajhi Bank, the country's biggest Islamic lender, rising 1 percent.
Samba Financial Group gained 0.48 percent.
Saudi Basic Industries (SABIC) rose 0.62 percent. (Reuters)For all the latest market 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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