Saudi Arabia shares fall at close of trade; Tadawul All Share Falls 1.20% By


© Reuters Saudi Arabia shares fall at market close; Tadawul All Share down 1.20% – Saudi Arabian stocks were lower after Wednesday’s close as losses in the , and , sectors dragged the stock lower.

At the close in Saudi Arabia, the decline of 1.20%.

The session’s best performer was Amana Cooperative Insurance Co (TADAWUL:), which rose 9.98% or 1.68 points to trade at 18.52 at the close. Meanwhile, Saudi Real Estate Co. (TADAWUL:) added 7.19% or 1.18 points to end at 17.60 and Etihad Atheeb Telecommunication (TADAWUL:) rose 6.46% or 3.40 points at 56.00 at the end of the session.

The worst performers in the session were Saudi Arabian Mining Company (TADAWUL:), which fell 4.92% or 3.20 points to trade at 61.90 at the close. BANK ALBILAD (TADAWUL:) fell 3.40% or 1.70 points to end at 48.30 and Almarai Company (TADAWUL:) fell 3.28% or 1.80 points to 53.00.

Rising stocks outnumbered falling stocks on the Saudi Arabian Stock Exchange by 131 at 93 and 15 unchanged.

Crude oil for July delivery rose 1.67% or 1.91 to $116.58 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for August delivery rose 1.75% or 2.02 to $117.62 a barrel, while August gold futures fell 0.20% or 3.70 to trade at $1,844.70 per troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was down 0.61% at 4.00, while USD/SAR was unchanged 0.00% at 3.75.

US dollar index futures rose 0.63% to 102.40.


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