Saudi Arabia shares higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.11%

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Saudi Arabia shares higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.11%
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Investing.com – Saudi Arabia equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Petrochemicals , Industrial Investment and Multi Investment sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share gained 0.11%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Saudi Printing & Packaging Company (SE: 4270 ), which rose 9.91% or 2.02 points to trade at 22.40 at the close. Nama Chemicals Co. (SE: 2210 ) added 9.87% or 1.48 points to end at 16.48 and Saudi Arabian Amiantit Co. (SE: 2160 ) was up 9.54% or 0.56 points to 6.43 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SE: 4210 ), which lost 5.54% or 4.50 points to trade at 76.80 in late trade. Saudi Marke (SE: 4006 ) declined 4.98% or 1.50 points to end at 28.60 and Saudi Industrial Export Co (SE: 4140 ) shed 4.35% or 1.45 points to 31.85.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 104 to 68 and 8 ended unchanged on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for September delivery was up 0.85% or 0.42 to $49.59 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in October rose 0.98% or 0.51 to hit $52.65 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 1.23% or 15.53 to trade at $1278.13 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was down 0.36% to 4.3909, while USD/SAR rose 0.02% to 3.7503.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.21% at 93.68.

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