Saudi Arabia shares higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.14%

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Saudi Arabia shares higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.14%
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Investing.com – Saudi Arabia equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Hotels & Tourism , Retail and Media & Publishing sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share rose 0.14%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Al-Tayyar Travel Group Holding Co. (SE: 1810 ), which rose 9.98% or 2.60 points to trade at 28.65 at the close. Herfy Food Services Co (SE: 6002 ) added 2.13% or 1.10 points to end at 52.70 and Saudi Transport & Investment Co (SE: 4110 ) was up 1.76% or 0.65 points to 37.65 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Wataniya Insurance Company (SE: 8300 ), which lost 4.99% or 1.16 points to trade at 22.08 in late trade. Al Alamiya Cooperative Insurance (SE: 8280 ) declined 4.72% or 1.60 points to end at 32.30 and Saudi Enaya Cooperative Insurance (SE: 8311 ) shed 4.62% or 0.64 points to 13.22.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 112 to 62 and 16 ended unchanged on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for May delivery was up 2.30% or 1.35 to $60.17 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in June rose 1.27% or 0.85 to hit $67.66 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract fell 0.40% or 5.35 to trade at $1323.65 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was down 0.15% to 4.2350, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7503.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.09% at 96.157.

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