Saudi Arabia shares higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.43%
Investing.com – Saudi Arabia equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Energy & Utilities , Media & Publishing and Hotels & Tourism sectors propelled shares higher.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share added 0.43%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were The Saudi British Bank (SE: 1060 ), which rose 3.49% or 1.35 points to trade at 40.00 at the close. Advanced Petrochemical Company (SE: 2330 ) added 3.47% or 2.00 points to end at 59.60 and Fawaz Abdulaziz AlHokair Company (SE: 4240 ) was up 2.75% or 0.64 points to 23.88 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Saudi Telecom (SE: 7010 ), which lost 2.11% or 2.20 points to trade at 102.00 in late trade. The Company for Coop. Insurance (SE: 8010 ) declined 1.69% or 1.20 points to end at 70.00 and Yanbu Cement Co. (SE: 3060 ) shed 1.64% or 0.50 points to 29.90.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 98 to 68 and 21 ended unchanged on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for August delivery was up 2.35% or 1.36 to $59.19 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in September rose 1.46% or 0.94 to hit $65.22 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.57% or 8.15 to trade at $1410.55 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.03% to 4.2604, while USD/SAR rose 0.00% to 3.7504.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.11% at 95.752.
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