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Blue chip Saudi Basic Industries Corporation lost 0.3 percent, while Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Co. and Methanol Chemicals Co dropped 1.1 percent and 1.7 percent, respectively.Boosted by positive financial results, Saudi Arabia's retailer and mall developer Fawaz Abdulaziz Alhokair Co. was among the best performers, jumping 9.9 percent after it reported a first-quarter net profit of 249.2 million riyals ($66.45 million) versus 232.4 million riyals one year earlier. The best performer was Bupa Arabia for Cooperative Insurance Co, which soared 10 percent after posting a second-quarter net profit of shareholder capital investment of 23.2 million riyals against 16.6 million riyals during the same period one year earlier.This lifted other insurers, with Company for Cooperative Insurance jumping 9.3 percent.
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