Saudi Arabia’s Tadawul All Share Index fell for a second day, declining 0.8 percent to 6,975.27 at the 3:30 p.m. close in Riyadh. The measure has fallen 7.7 percent this month. Qatar’s QE Index was little changed.
The following shares were active in the Persian Gulf region. Stock symbols are in parentheses.
Barwa Real Estate Co. (BRES QD) rose as much as 1.3 percent to 27.65 riyals before paring gains to 27.45 riyals. Qatar’s second-largest developer by market value sold two hotels and a health club building to Katara Hospitality for 1.1 billion riyals ($302 million), the company said in a statement to the Qatar Exchange.
Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development Co. (ALARKAN AB) declined 3.5 percent to 10.90 riyals. The company with $1 billion of debt due in 2012 named Abdulrahman Al-Harkan as general manager.