RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s main stock index hit its lowest close since last December on Sunday, mirroring a drop in oil prices.
TASI, as the main index is known, lost 4.44 percent to 11,299, and the parallel market, Nomu, declined 3.55 percent to 20,740 at the closing bell.
Elsewhere in the Middle East, stock exchanges of Qatar, Egypt, Bahrain, and Kuwait shed between 1 percent and 3.5 percent, while the Omani bourse ended flat.
In energy trading, oil prices extended losses after recording their first weekly decline in over a month.
Brent crude oil fell to $113.8 a barrel while US West Texas Intermediate reached $110.15 a barrel at 9:09 a.m. Saudi time on Monday.
Alkhorayef Water and Power Technologies Co. was awarded a SR228 million ($60 million) contract with the National Water Co.
Alamar Foods set its initial public offering price range at SR103-115 per share and will run the book-building period from June 20 to June 27
Aramco-Total JV’s unit Arabian Aramco Total Services Co. redeemed SR208 million of its Sukuk, bringing the outstanding principal to SR1.67 billion
Arabian Contracting Services Co. secured a deal with Elevision Media to become the exclusive agent for Dubai International Financial Centre’s advertisements
AC distributor Al Hassan Ghazi Ibrahim Shaker Co. entered an initial agreement to buy a 40 percent stake in fintech platform Cashew Payments Holding Ltd.
Saudi Airlines Catering Co. reported that its accumulated losses have decreased to 19.3 percent of its capital
Saudi Electricity Co. named Khalid Hamad Algnoon as CEO effective June 20
Saudi Aramco awarded two contracts valued at $673 million in total to Abu Dhabi-based National Petroleum Construction Co.
Aljouf Mineral Water Bottling Co. said its board approved doubling capital to SR47 million by granting bonus shares to shareholders
Amana Cooperative Insurance Co.’s rights issue was 72 percent subscribed, generating SR215 million in proceeds
Al Sagr Cooperative Insurance Co. obtained approval from the Saudi central bank to renew its license for providing insurance services in the Kingdom
Saudi Azm for Communication and Information Technology Co.’s board proposed a share buyback of up to 100,000 shares worth SR20 million
Somou Real Estate Co. secured a three-year Shariah-compliant loan worth SR50 million from Riyad Bank
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Start of Alamar Foods’ IPO book-building
June 21, 2022
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co.’s rights trading ends
June 26, 2022
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co.’s subscription to new shares ends
June 27, 2022
End of Alamar Foods’ IPO book-building