Aramco shares rise to record high as oil tops $100 for first time since 2014
DUBAI, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco (2222.SE) shares surged as much as 4.2% to a record high 42.25 riyals ($11.26) on Thursday as oil prices breached the $100 a barrel after Russia attacked Ukraine.
Shares of Aramco are up for a third consecutive day and have gained more than 16% year to date. Saudi Arabia's benchmark index (.TASI) was down 2.2% in afternoon trade.
($1 = 3.7517 riyals)
Reporting by Maqsood Alam in Bengaluru; editing by Jason Neely
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