Saudi bourse slightly up, led by banks

Saudi index TASI ends up 0.6% at 6,188.84 points, led by Al Rajhi Bank, Samba.
Saudi bourse slightly up, led by banks
By Asma Alsharif
Sat 19 Dec 2009 01:47 PM

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)

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