Saudi shares closed higher on Saturday led by gains in the petrochemical and banking stocks.
The all-share added 0.6 percent to 6,665 points and the petrochemical stocks added 0.7 percent to 5,725 points. The banking sector gained 0.4 percent.
Heavyweight Saudi Basic Industries (SABIC) added 1 percent.
Shares in Savola Group gained 4.5 percent after beating analyst forecasts in their Q2 net profits.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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