Saudi index rises 1.3 per cent
Riyadh, August 13, 2011
The petrochemical sector lead Saudi shares rise in early trade, with the all-share rising 1.3 per cent to 6,115 points and the petrochemical index seeing a gain of 2 per cent to 6,257 points.
Petrochemical giant Saudi Basic Industries Corp (Sabic) added 2 per cent, while the banking index also rose in early trade, adding 0.92 per cent to 14,611 points. – Reuters