The Saudi stock market ended the trading session, today, Tuesday, with a noticeable increase, to record its third consecutive rise, in light of the collective rise of the major sectors, amid continued improvement in liquidity.
The general index of the market, the TASI, closed up 1.39%, with gains of 141.62 points, bringing it to the level of 10,359.74 points.
Trading values rose to 4.97 billion riyals, through 157.68 million shares, compared to 4.56 billion riyals, with transactions amounting to 178.87 million shares in Monday's session.
The green color dominated the performance of the sectors, led by the telecommunications sector, which rose 2.52%, and the banking sector closed up 1.48%, and the energy and basic materials sectors reached 1.43% and 1.39%, respectively.
The declines were confined to 3 sectors, led by the food production sector, with an increase of 0.68%, followed by the media and entertainment sector, which increased by 0.48%.
In terms of stock performance, the gains included 176 stocks, led by Arab Sea, up 9.95%. The closing of 38 stocks was red, led by Yamama Cement, which fell 3.19%.
Al-Rajhi share recorded the highest trading value, at about 321.77 million riyals, and the highest volume was for Americana share, with a quantity of 25.15 million shares.
The Saudi stock market ended trading, Monday's session, with an increase of 0.59%, to continue its rise for the second day in a row, amid the divergence of its main sectors.