Saudi shares closed with their biggest one-day gain this month helped mainly by heavyweight petrochemical stocks, after oil prices close the week on a positive note.
The all-share TASI index ended 2.74 percent higher at 6,278 points after oil prices closed the week to Friday with a 3.17 percent rise.
The Saudi bourse is closed on Thursdays and Fridays.
The petrochemical stocks index gained 4.1 percent led by a 5.1 percent rise in its biggest-listed stock Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (Reuters)For all the latest Saudi Arabia 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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