By 10:30 am Saudi time, TASI’s trading volume reached 18.3 million shares exchanged through 13,600 transactions, generating a turnover of SAR 444.73 million.
The healthcare sector rose 1.27%, followed by the banking, telecommunication services, materials sectors with 0.69%, 0.64%, and 0.18%, respectively.
On the other hand, the commercial and professional services sector shed 0.5%, while the food and beverages sector inched down 0.46%.
United Cooperative Assurance Co’s stock led risers with 6.65%, whereas Southern Province Cement Company’s (SPCC) stock fell 2.76%.
Meanwhile, NOMUI, the benchmark index of the Nomu-Parallel Market, increased by 6.09 points, or 0.24%, to 2,580.73 points.
Baazeem Trading Co’s stock went up 2.04%.