The Riyadh-based Tadawul All-Share Index gained a quarter percentage point to hit 6,961.34 points Tuesday. While Sabic finished flat, telco operators Zain KSA and Atheeb Telecom were the most liquid shares, advancing 2.53% and 4.55%, respectively. Allied Cooperative Insurance Group
lost the most (off 10%). Due to the summer season and the Holy month of Ramadan, trading volumes remained relatively low.