The main Saudi stock index closed today, down 21.70 points, to close at 11442.56 points, with transactions worth 5.3 billion riyals. And the amount of shares traded 169 million shares, in which shares of 71 companies recorded an increase in value, while shares of 141 companies closed down. The shares of the catering companies, the drug, the national education, role, and paper industry companies were the highest gainers, while the shares of Al-Khorayef, development, science, glass, and first mills companies were the lowest in trading, as the rates of rise and fall ranged between 4.28% and 4.21%.
While the shares of Al-Baha, Saudi Aramco, Shams, Americana, and Al-Ahly companies were the most active in quantity, as were the shares of Saudi Aramco, Alam, Atheeb Telecom, SABIC, and Luberef were the most active in value.
And the Saudi parallel stock index (growth) closed today, down 69.98 points, to close at 23596.10 points, with transactions amounting to 64.2 million riyals, and the volume of shares traded amounted to more than 4 million and 700 thousand shares.