The Tadawul All Share Index gained 1.4 percent, the biggest jump in more than five months, to 7,481.27, at the 3:30 p.m. close in Riyadh.
The following stocks were active in Saudi Arabia’s market.
Abdullah A.M. Al-Khodari Sons Co. (ALKHODAR AB) rose 0.9 percent, the largest increase in a week, to 54.25 riyals. The Saudi Arabian contracting company signed a deal valued at 35 million riyals ($9.3 million) to implement a sewage project for the electricity ministry.
Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development Co. (ALARKAN AB) declined 0.5 percent, the sharpest drop this month, to 10.10 riyals. Saudi Arabia’s second-biggest property company by market value had its credit rating downgraded to B+ from BB- and was placed on negative watch by Standard & Poor’s.