Qassim Cement first-half profits up

Qassim Cement first-half profits up
Published: 11 July 2005

Saudi Arabia’s Qassim Cement said its first-half net profits rose 4 per cent to 131 million riyals ($35 million).   Shares in Qassim, the smallest of Saudi Arabia’s listed cement companies in terms of market capitalisation, rose 0.3 percent to 667 riyals in morning trade before the results were announced.