Major Gulf stock markets end mixed, Saudi bourse outperforms on Tuesday

Major Gulf stock markets closed mixed on Tuesday, with Saudi Arabian bourse outperforming supported by gains in banking shares.

The table below demonstrates the performance of major Gulf stock markets:

Saudi Arabia’s benchmark index (Tadawul) gained 0.8% 8,322 points
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange’s (ADX) index fell 0.1% to 4,509 points
Dubai Financial Market’s (DFM) main share index  added 0.5% to 2,293 points
Qatar Stock Exchange’s (QE) Index went up 0.2% 9,893 points
Bahrain All Share Index (BSEX) was unchanged at 1,401 points
Oman – Muscat Securities MSM 30 Index dropped 0.2% 3,678 points
Kuwait Stock Exchange Index rose 0.1% to 5,882 points