|Mideast Stocks: Saudi slips in wider Gulf falls ahead of holiday-continued|
|May 27, 2019--Saudi's stock index was down 0.3%, with market heavyweight Al Rajhi Bank shedding 0.9% and Samba Financial Group dropping 2%
Saudi Arabian stocks were weighed down by falls in financial shares on Monday as Gulf markets slipped ahead of Eid al-Fitr
Many investors prefer to cash in holdings ahead of the Eid holiday, which lasts for a week in Saudi Arabia and at least three days in other Gulf countries.
|Middle East ETP News|