Persian Gulf Stocks: Arriyadh, Tamweel and Kuwait Finance

Saudi Arabia’s Tadawul All Share Index (SASEIDX) rose 0.2 percent, the first increase since Sept. 20, at 1:56 p.m. in Riyadh. The Kuwait Stock Exchange Unweighted Index increased 0.4 percent, while Abu Dhabi’s gauge lost 0.2 percent.

The following shares were active in the Persian Gulf region. Stock symbols are in parentheses.

Arriyadh Development Co. (ADCO) advanced the most in almost a week, rising 1 percent to 15.7 riyals. The Saudi Arabian real-estate company named Ali al-Hassoun chief executive officer.

Kuwait Finance House (KFIN) gained the most in almost two weeks, jumping 1.1 percent to 910 fils. The Kuwait-based financial services company said its unit in Bahrain is leading efforts to merge three Islamic lenders into a bank with capital of $400 million.

Tamweel PJSC (TAMWEEL) dropped to the lowest on record, losing 0.7 percent to 74.3 fils. Dubai’s ruler issued a decree to transfer all cases filed against the mortgage company to the Dubai Court of First Instance.

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