TASI loses some ground on dropping oil prices: Closing bell


RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s main index ended on a negative note on Monday, as Brent crude oil fell by $1 to $94.99 a barrel.

The Tadawul All Share Index was down 0.44 percent to close below 11,197 level, whereas the parallel market Nomu saw a 0.11 percent decrease to reach 19,002.

Raydan Food Co. climbed 9.89 percent as it was among the top gainers. Moreover, earlier in the morning, it said that its accumulated losses have been cut to zero, following a 53.2 percent capital reduction.

Oil behemoth Saudi Aramco dipped 1.89 percent, while Ma’aden also dropped by 1.85 percent.

Saudi National Bank, the state’s largest lender, saw a 3.01 percent loss, while Alinma Bank declined 0.26 percent.

Theeb Rent a Car Co. lost 1.87 percent upon its declaration of a cash dividend of SR0.62 per share for the third quarter of 2022.

Banque Saudi Fransi saw a 1.53 percent increase after revealing plans to issue US-dollar denominated notes under its Medium Term Note Program.

Al Rajhi Bank, the state’s most valued bank, saw no change in share price as it completed the offering and subscription of its Tier 1 Sukuk dominated in SR, valued at SR10 billion.

Al Moammar Information Systems Co. lost 1.82 percent following granting of a project totaling SR97 million with the Riyadh Region Municipality.

Almasane Alkobra Mining Co ‘s saw a slight decrease to 0.13 percent upon its board recommendation to divide a pay-out of SR38.8 million, or SR0.5 per share, for the third quarter of 2022.

Abdulmohsen Alhokair Group for Tourism and Development joined the list of the leading gainers with a 9.94 percent increase, and Fawaz Abdulaziz Alhokair Co. also climbed by 9.94 percent.

While, Saudi Arabian Amiantit fell 9.97 percent, similarly to Tadawul Group which fell to 6.14 percent, as they remained among top losers on their second day in row.