A Saudi investor studies the stock exchange monitors at the Saudi Stock Exchange, or Tadawul, in the capital Riyadh.
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Saudi Arabia's stock market outperformed by a large margin Sunday, led by petrochemical stocks, as Middle Eastern bourses reopened after a one-week break for the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha.The top petrochemical firm, Saudi Basic Industries, added 1.8 percent and Saudi Kayan rose 3.3 percent.Other regional stock markets were more subdued, though the MSCI emerging market index climbed 2.7 percent last week as Turkish markets stabilised after plunging because of the country's currency crisis.Dubai's index gained 0.4 percent as top bank Emirates NBD rebounded for a second straight trading day, adding 2.0 percent.
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