Ratings upgrade fuels Saudi shares
Saudi Arabia's bourse rose to a 68-month high in heavy trade on Sunday to close 1.1 percent higher at 9,350.6 points, after Fitch upgraded the country, while other regional share markets were narrowly mixed because of a lack of catalysts.
Tadawul: Energy, real estate sectors in limelight
Saudi Arabia's benchmark Tadawul All-Share Index (TASI) continued its positive drive, marking another handsome gain of 1.1 percent Sunday.
Rift with Qatar has little effect on Tadawul
The row between Qatar and its Gulf neighbors has done little to dampen Saudi Arabia's stock market, with the Tadawul All Share Index rising 1 percent to a near six-year high as banking and retail sector shares climbed.