• Saudi index falls as investors book profits


    August 25, 2009
    Profit-taking from short-term investors helps drag Saudi Arabia's index (TASI) lower in early trading.
    Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC) falls 1 percent and Al-Rajhi Bank  loses 0.4 percent. This pair were among the most significant gainers in Monday's 1.3 percent index rise.
    The benchmark falls 0.3 percent to 5,775 points, reports Reuters.

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